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Transforming Life Through Death

Transforming Life Through Death

Selfless: The Social construction of You

We’ve been looking at the forces in our lives that shape who we are and who we can be: our relationships, our social identities, our ability to choose. But all of this exists in the shadow of the knowledge that we will all die. This is so terrifying that most of us try to avoid thinking or talking about it. But what would change if we were better prepared for death and dying? How would it transform our lives right now?

About The


Whether we think about them or not, the people and institutions around us influence every aspect of our lives. In our workplaces, families, churches, and simply walking down the street every day, there are hidden social forces that affect our every move and influence our outcomes. Brian Lowery is a professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a social psychologist by training. Join Brian for Know What You See where he talks to people from a wide range of backgrounds and perspectives about their experiences with the social forces framing our world.

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