A Protocol for Dying

Over time I learned that if you chat with a stranger, in the course of any kind of interaction (like buying a hot dog, or groceries) they’ll chat back with a powerful beam of pleasure. Slowly, like a creeping addiction to coffee, this became my drug of choice.

Pieter Hintjens, a terminally ill author/programmer writes a brilliant final blog post on life, dying, euthanasia and how to interact with the terminally ill.