You know what? I think death isn't celebrated enough.
Yes, of course, it's a sad and devastating experience. But as a general phenomenon, in isolation from personal tragedies, it's just fascinating!
We tend to imagine the concept of “death” as a synonym of destruction, emptiness and total annihilation.
But think about it that way: there's no evolution without death. Bilions, trillions, maybe quadrilions organisms have died since the beginning of life on Earth – but Earth is not dead, is it? It's thriving. It's full of life.
Milions of cells die every single day in your body alone – constantly being replaced by new ones.
Death isn't just destruction. We can also see it as merely a step in the process that results in proliferation and development of life.
Isn't this universe wonderful?