Should you help the aged to remain independent? From the Living With Death series from The Work Of The People, Stanley Hauerwas talks about independence and practicing true speech habits. Music by Aaron Strumpel.

Questions for reflection

  1. How does independence kill the elderly and also the young?
  2. What are appropriate “speech habits?”
  3. How can we learn to name the scary things in the lives of those we love?
  4. What is the violence that is sometimes created between children and their parents?
  5. What is the place of honesty in our acts of love?

Question written by Phuc Luu.

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