Broadening the Perspective
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In its myriad forms death through art opens our eyes to limitless possibilities .
In both teaching and counseling, I try to encourage a broader appreciation of the experience of death. The arts enable us to probe the human condition in language that is symbolic rather than literal. suggestive rather than didactic. As such, they are the best kind of teacher. Through metaphor the arts challenge, instruct, and support us in our endeavor to endure another's suffering and to understand our own.