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Death of a Friend


Death of a Friend

The recent death of a Friend has shown our world doesn’t know how to talk about our slow approach to the “the block”.


There’s been a lot of death in the news recently – but one made the front pages around the world, and generated hundreds of column inches in newspapers around the world.

It was the death of a friend – Matthew Perry

The Star of the smash-hit sitcom Friends passed away at just 54 years old, found drowned in his hot tub following a suspected heart attack.

The death of this “friend” caused a moment of sober realisation for many bystanders – especially millennials and Gen-Xers.

We’re all on the slow, steady walk towards “the block” – death.

This idea of the fleetingness of life – that this is all there is – can lead to disastrous decisions.

So much of our anxiety comes from the question “Have we lived the right life? Is there time to live another one?”

Ironically, the global West has a denial of death, yet also struggles to make sense of life.

“This is all there is” is leading us to nihilism.

However, it hasn’t always been this way.

Christians have helped change the conversation around death – and life – for two millennia.

After all, “the block” is far from the end of the story – and that’s good news for us and our friends.

What is Delorean Philosophy?

Where are we going as a society? And will you be happy when we get there? Steve McAlpine is here to help you answer those questions.

If a Delorean time machine pulled up in front of your house – Back To The Future style – and someone offered to show you what the future would be like, would you be content with what you found? And if not, what could you do to change it? Thinking this through is what Steve McAlpine calls Delorean Philosophy.

Steve McAlpine is a well-known social commentator, respected theologian and popular author. Each week, he takes a crucial trend or event that’s playing out in society now and asks, “Where is this taking us?”

Rather than just pontificating, Steve then provides practical steps listeners can take if they want to change the future. That’s Delorean Philosophy.

Delorean Philosophy is a proud member of the Undeceptions Network
Delorean Philosophy is a proud member of the Undeceptions Network.




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