Life throws us curveballs that test our ability to cope, but perhaps none is more curvy than the end of life itself. Philosopher Luc Bovens examines the idea of secular hope, the forms it takes, and the function of it. He asks: what does it mean to live a meaningful life, and is it possible to die as well as you lived?
This video was filmed at the Los Angeles Hope Festival, a collaboration between Big Think and Hope Optimism. For more on Luc Bovens, go here.