I finished reading Being Mortal by Atul Gawande early in October. Having set it aside for a few days, my next task is to read it again and record my initial, somewhat random, thoughts and questions from each chapter. These will provide a starting point to organize and expand on my ideas and reflections about the book. Below are my takeaways from the Introduction.
Most of us will grow old, and we all will die. These are just facts. Yet these bare facts lead to a seemingly infinite cascade of complicated questions.
Criminy, it’s August again! Weird how that seems to come around regularly, amiright?