It’s surprisingly laborious to say when issues really finish.
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Within the 19th century, the second one stopped respiratory was the ultimate indication of loss of life, and a mirror held to the mouth, unfogged, was the indication that the soul had exited the physique. At the moment the measurement of loss of life is a way more difficult one which entails a extra industrialized and fewer non secular view of the physique: when mechanical and electrical exercise ceases (the mind stops signaling, the guts stops beating and breath stops), one is pronounced useless.
However as we more and more peer into the physique with extra highly effective instruments, these markers of loss of life would possibly probably not point out a ultimate finish.
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