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10-02-2020 | ORTHOGONAL ROTATION IN CONSCIOUSNESS

Dying Before You Die

Auteur: Jon Kabat-Zinn

Gepubliceerd in: Mindfulness | Uitgave 3/2020

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When I was writing my Ph.D. thesis, I wanted to give at least a nod to the existential struggle it had been for me, and to my discovery of meditation and yoga and how liberating and life-saving they had been. So I put, on a page by itself right after the title page, the cryptic phrase:
“He who dies before he dies does not die when he dies.”
I don’t even remember where I got it. …
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Although part of the backstory is that the X-ray crystallographic data Watson and Crick used in their discovery was obtained from Rosalind Franklin, a colleague who died of cancer at age 37, but who was not credited until long after her death with providing the critical data to support the double helix structure. Had she lived longer, in all likelihood, she might have won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry along with her student and collaborator, Aron Klug, who did receive that recognition in 1982.
 
Metagegevens
Titel
Dying Before You Die
Auteur
Jon Kabat-Zinn
Publicatiedatum
10-02-2020
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Mindfulness / Uitgave 3/2020
Print ISSN: 1868-8527
Elektronisch ISSN: 1868-8535
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-020-01310-z

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