"Living and Dying at the British Museum"

People everywhere experience trouble, sorry, need and sickness and develop skill and knowledge in response to these adversities.

I had an opportunity recently to visit the British Museum in London, and came across a gallery themed "Living and Dying." It is an intriguing collection of artifacts that represent how humans deal with self preservation, sickness, and death around the world.

I found myself fascinated with how differently various cultures view these universal effects of life. For instance, when people get sick, some cultures pray, some dance, some invent medicine, and some do all of the above; but what remains the inescapable truth is that we all react to sickness and death.

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