It seems we can be forgiven after all for weeping over the deaths of celebrities we never meet. We mourn our own fragility, faced with the reminder that nobody can live forever.
Using vintage Donkey Kong to break down Camus’ theory of absurdism, 8-Bit Philosophy unpacks suicide. So should we, or should we not?
Once witnessed, the scars left on those who feel responsible for accidental death cannot be forgotten – Ingeborg van Teeseling
Rich Jackson’s Long Reads this week bring us a superhero in NYC, mortician Caleb Wilde on death, Eric Posner’s case against human rights and Mike Seccombe on the environment.