Book Club: Natural Causes Discussion thread #5

The end of Natural Causes by Barbara Ehrenreich!

Next week we’ll talk about the book as a whole, and the week after we start The Weather Machine, so try to get your hands on a copy. Needless to say, this may be a great time to invite new friends looking for stuff to do.


This week, lots about the self and the mind and how people have always sought to define something separate from the body as who they truly are, be it a “soul” or the ”self.”

Ehrenreich gets into a bit about how the “self” can be an impediment to what in her view is graceful aging, and concludes on how she views death.

What do you think about the ending of the book?