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What better day than Memorial Day to take some time and digest Jody Bottum's thought-provoking essay on "Death and Politics", in the latest First Things? (It's just the thing to kick back with after the barbecue ...)

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Ross Douthat is a former writer and editor at The Atlantic.

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