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A Fear of Icy Death

A Fear of Icy Death

Sleep and Death carrying away Sarpedon of Lycia, by Füssli, Johann Heinrich You people, dismayed by fear of icy death, why are you terrified by the Styx, by shadows and empty names, the stuff of poets’ tales, by the dangers of a world that doesn’t exist? Our bodies, whether destroyed by the flames of the funeral pyre, or by slow decay, do not feel any suffering. Our souls are immortal and are ever received into new homes, where they live…

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