How comfortable are you with the notion of death? There is almost a collective attitude that is pervasive in our society. And that is, let’s push whatever is unpleasant, uncomfortable or unlikable deep into a corner so that we have the least amount of actual practical contact with it.
Of course, what is unpleasant is hard to bear and we are driven by our motive to reduce pain and suffering, which motivates us to be removed from the practical experience of what is unpleasant. But is that really healthy? In removing ourselves from the practical experience of what may be unsettling, we miss out on opportunities for learning.
Life is not possible without death. Pleasant is not possible without unpleasant. In reconnecting with unpleasant it is possible to come to a greater appreciate of what is unpleasant.
Read full article here. Accepting the Unacceptable