Our ache for earthly immortality
We share the world with more than seven and a half billion people and each of us has the irrepressible, innate sense that we are special and uniquely destined.
This isn’t surprising since each one of us is indeed unique and special. But how does one feel special among seven and half billion others?
We try to stand out.
Generally we don’t succeed, and so, as Allan Jones puts it, “We nurse within our hearts the hope that we are different, that we are special, that we are extraordinary. We long for the assurance that our birth was no accident, that a god