Here are the 4 types of immortality everyone believes in. Which one do you prefer?

Are you afraid of death? Don't be embarrassed, we all are. Here's why.

Here's philosopher Stephen Cave's fascinating talk on why humans are afraid to die. Some of my personal highlights from the speech:

[4:34] What's the biggest bias of them all?

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I thought I wanted a baby someday, but after watching this ... yikes.

I'm not a parent, but I might be kind of glad I'm not. It looks really freaking hard.

Although I'm not a working parent myself, my parents were, and I've always appreciated how much effort that must have taken to raise someone like me while holding down a job.

But now I'm beginning to think it's harder than I've ever imagined. The video below — starring Adrienne C. Moore from "Orange Is the New Black" — was made by Make It Work as a way to illustrate just how difficult it can be. And they're asking working families a question I would love the answer to: Just how do you do it?

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Don't get too excited, but war? We might be done with all that.

Is war over? The answer is "maybe," but it's looking pretty good.

Yes, there are plenty of terrible things happening in the world today, but this interesting video suggests that plenty of evidence is showing that it's not unreasonable to believe that war may indeed be over.

Part of this thinking comes from the fact that while the global population is at an all-time high, we're actually living in the most peaceful time in human history. Up until World War I, war was perceived as one of those "inevitable" parts of the human experience. But times have changed.

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