If an obscure 19th-century president falls, does he make a noise? Candice Millard (Destiny of the Republic)

Forget about obscure presidents, this applies to everyone. It’s posed as a question about fame, but really it’s a question abot the significance of human life or rather the end of human life. The Christian answer might be something like: God hears each and every one. A Buddhist might answer from the perspective of the Heart Sutra that nothing much as happened, there is no boundary called death.

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