Oct 18, 2022 • 4M

Creating elaborate stories to fill in the blanks

Flavors of loss, and why all of them matter (and collectively affect us)

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Noncasting is a microcast that unapologetically weighs in on relevant and disputatious cultural topics that are currently spiraling within our social tapestry. Writer and podcast producer, Nathan Tower weaves in and out of personal stories, opinionated diatribes and sometimes contextually relevant insights.
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I spent yesterday painting the mudroom at my house and listening to philosopher Kieran Setiya’s new book, Life Is Hard: How Philosophy Can Help Us Find Our Way. It may be too early in the week for philosophy, but nevertheless let us explore why death is unendingly incomprehensible, a human mystery and—at the same time— a given.