Tuesdays with Morrie - The Fourth Tuesday We Talk About Death Summary & Analysis

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The Fourth Tuesday We Talk About Death Summary

When Albom returns the next Tuesday, a portable oxygen machine has been added to Schwartz's collection of medical equipment. Albom is uncomfortable with it and tries not to look at it. Schwartz begins the conversation about death by saying that although everyone knows they're going to die, no one really believes it. If they did believe it, they would do things differently.

Schwartz asserts that the better way to live is to know you will die and to be prepared for it at any time. He uses the Buddhists as an example. Each day, they have a bird on their shoulder that asks them, "Is today the day?" Schwartz then states that you don't learn how to live until you learn how to die.

Schwartz admits that he didn't think much...

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