What Factors Lead to Death?

We often think biologically about such questions. Sometimes it is a breakdown within the human body; a heart that has given out or cancer that has overcome.

Sometimes it is an external event that happens to the body which brings about death; a car accident, gunshot wound or a fall off the ladder while cleaning the rain gutter.

A recent report from the American Psychological Association suggests that loneliness and social isolation may be a prime factor in bringing about early death – or at least a death earlier than it needed to be. This becomes a particularly pertinent issue for the elderly, widowed, and suicidal. Especially in a culture that sadly is accepting physician assisted suicide as a means of dying. Read more here.

About Bob F.

Born in Pleasanton, CA on October 5, 1956 and raised primarily in Lake Geneva, WI. I am the oldest of four sons to my parents, Bob and Helen Fleischmann who presently live next door to me in rural Wisconsin. I am an ordained Lutheran minister and I serve as the national director of Christian Life Resources.
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