Hidden Brain

The Ventilator

53:54 | Nov 19th, 2019

6 recommendations

Many of us believe we know how we'd choose to die. We have a sense of how we'd respond to a diagnosis of an incurable illness. This week, we have the story of one family's decades-long conversation ab...Show More


aliceko recommended:Jan 8th

We never really absorb the fact that we are all dying...it's a difficult conversation. But - do you know how you would like to die? Are you sure? Yes, but are you SURE? Fantastic narrated story about a family that proves the face of imminent death can throw all pre-agreed upon beliefs and values out...Show More

sra recommended:Dec 8th, 2019

Interesting storyline that I didn’t expect

michelle_ebooks recommended:Nov 22nd, 2019

on how death is more easily spoken about and dealt with intellectually vs. on a more immediate real life level. this made me feel a lot of things

serena recommended:Nov 21st, 2019

@aliceko worth a listen at some point

cesarm recommended:Nov 20th, 2019

Intense episode about death. And how our opinions change and evolve from the rhetorical to the real deal. Very personal episode and yet if you ever have lose loved ones you will identify with this episode.

michelle_ebooksNov 20th, 2019

@cesarm you had me at intense...and death! will listen :-)

susanleNov 21st, 2019

@cesarm, I'm definitely putting this on my list to listen to.

mmNov 21st, 2019

@alli_ This episode about death might interest you.

garcapolisNov 22nd, 2019

@cesarm gonna listen to this on vaca but definitely waiting until after the flight

alicekoJan 8th

@susanle @serena this was SO THOUGHT PROVOKING. Geez, I still get chills just thinking about it.