"Dying is abstract and immediate. As a theological and philosophical idea, it captivates individual thinkers and entire cultures. As a practical concern, it will affect each of us; we must prepare ourselves, our families, and our friends for its approach. End of life care is a crucial aspect of this preparation and a central concern for any society. Yet in the United States, it remains an area of care often neglected: few want to confront the real challenge of dying well. As a result, dying has become a …Read more about April 9: Care at the End of Life
In the near future, earth has become dry and inhospitable, and in order to survive humanity must travel to other planets more hospitable to life. Cooper (played by Matthew McConaughey), a former NASA pilot, leads a team through a mysterious wormhole to investigate three planets that may support human life, and abandons his young daughter in doing so. This film introduces religious themes in a non-religious context, including survival, betrayal, and a life beyond this world.