Got any ideas?

By Cruz
Philippines
June 21, 2016 4:55am CST
I just wondered, how exactly do you study the dying? I bet they have plenty of realizations and that the way they experience things might be different from how those who are not terminally ill do. BUT!!! Wouldn't it be disrespectful to interview the dying? They might probably be trying to get a hold of what little amount of life they have left until they hit the shut down button. And I'm sure hospitals wouldn't even let you know who's dying and who's not for privacy. So, got any ideas?
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@IreneVincent (16025)
• United States
6 Jul 16
The truth is that we are all dying. Sad but true. I don't know what kind of questions you would want to ask, but you could interview any person who is living, because sooner or later they will die, if time continues. What questions would you want to ask?
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@JediYoda (1714)
• Samoa
28 May 17
I think the dying view life differently from us who are not terminally ill.
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• Philippines
28 May 17
Probably. That's why I wanted to make an interview. Perhaps they feel guilt from their previous mistakes or they proud of their achievements.
• Canada
26 Jun 16
You could try volunteering at a hospice-to do that you may have to take a short training course, but depending on it, it might be like a few hours every other week for a month or so-hospices are often looking for volunteers, so that might be a good place to start:)
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• Tempe, Arizona
22 Jun 16
Hmmm..that's a good question. Maybe a nursing home of hospice would be a better bet than a hospital. I used to work with the elderly and you would be surprised at how many would love to be interviewed by you, look into it if you can.
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@SIMPLYD (84425)
• Philippines
24 Jun 16
I haven't tried study the dying . I take him / her as she is , a dying one . But i pray over her / him that he can still get well.
• Philippines
24 Jun 16
The dying will die on the day it was mean't to die. Until then, the thing I pray for the dying is that they do not suffer. All I want to know, though, is their insights. How does it feel? Perhaps more research can give more ways to help the dying from suffering.
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• Philippines
24 Jun 16
@SIMPLYD Second-hand experience is also good. Although I'd love to have some first-hand insight, that could also work. Thanks!