To philosophize is nothing else but to prepare for death. — Cicero
On a warm winter afternoon, strangers slowly enter Feldman Mortuary. Led into an adjoining room, they are encouraged to sample fresh coffee, assorted teas and an exquisite cake.
There is no funeral at the mortuary today — but death is not taking a holiday.
In fact, death is on everyone’s mind.
Welcome to the Death Café, a global, grassroots conversation about our mortality that was founded by the UK’s John Underwood in 2010.