We show what we can’t say.
Death is hard concept to grasp and an uncomfortable idea for most people, that is why we have all these notions about what happens after you die. I don’t think about it.
The “afterlife we should be worried about is the future we leave our children.”
I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.”
"so what do you think being dead feels like?" You know what it felt like for the billions of years before you were born? Exactly like that.
“Ever wonder what happens after you die?” Actually, lots of things happen. Just none of them include you.”
Part of the function of memory is to forget. The omni-retentive mind will break down and produce at best an idiot savant who can recite a telephone book, and at worst a person to whom every grudge and slight is as yesterday’s.