A LIMINAL SPACE

EP#15 - The role of death in life, and our search for meaning. (Sheldon Solomon)

December 14, 2020

Sheldon Solomon is an experimental social psychologist at Skidmore College in the United States. He is the co-developer of "Terror Management Theory", and co-author of the book "The Worm at the Core: On the Role of Death in Life", and he has been featured in several films (Flight from Death), television documentaries and radio interviews.

Sheldon's life work is based on the concept that our knowledge and fear of death is at the core of the human experience and condition, and the hidden motive behind almost everything that we do, how we see the world, and the decisions that we make.

I truly believe that Sheldon's work is of critical importance in attempting to understand what it means to be human, and why we do what we do, and is deeply rooted in compassion, peace and love. It's made a huge impact on me, so it's a huge honour to be able to share this conversation with you.

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