The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 Summary

"The First Lesson" Eddie assumes that he is now being confronted by the Blue Man because he must pay for his role in his death, but he finds that the purpose is quite different. The Blue Man is here to teach him something. He tells Eddie that all the people he will meet are here for that purpose - to teach him something.

"That there are no random acts. That we are all connected. That you can no more separate one life from another than you can separate a breeze from the wind." (p. 48, ll. 1-3) He tells him that fairness does not govern life and death.

Eddie and the Blue Man are suddenly transported to a cemetery, and they witness the funeral of the Blue Man. He points out that there are many people gathered there, including Eddie. He says that people do that because "...the...

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