The Incoherence and Impossibility of Personal Immortality.

By Robert Hanna

“Diogenes Sheltering in His Barrel,” by John William Waterhouse

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Fountain of Eternal Life, Cleveland OH, USA

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Japanese filmmaker Yasujiro Ozu’s gravestone, bearing only the Chinese Zen character “mu,” meaning “nothingness.”

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Formerly Captain Nemo. A not-so-very-angry, but still unemployed, full-time philosopher-nobody.

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