If you were acutely aware that you had just hours to live and that you and everyone you knew were about to be incinerated in an apocalyptic rain of fire and ash, what would you do? What would be your final act on Earth? Well, apparently, it’s all a matter of priorities.
Hypothetically speaking, death ought, perhaps, to bring a special clarity to our final moments, revealing what it is that’s truly important to us. With just minutes to spare, then, wouldn’t the priority be to grasp at the most important thing and hold on to the bitter end?