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Doubting death: how our brains shield us from mortal truth

Warning: this story is about death. You might want to click away now.That’s because, researchers say, our brains do their best to keep us from dwelling on our inevitable demise. A study found that the brain shields us from existential fear by categorising death as an unfortunate event that only befalls other people.
“The brain does not accept that death is related to us,” said Yair Dor-Ziderman, ”…more: theguardian

Christianpost: Muslims Risk Their Lives to Save Christians in Kenyan Bus Attack

A group of Kenyan Muslims travelling on a bus ambushed by Islamist gunmen protected Christian passengers by refusing to be split into groups, according to eyewitnesses.members of Somalia"s al-Shabab jihadist movement seen during exercises at their military training camp outside Mogadishu in 2008

They told the militants “to kill them together or leave them alone”, a local governor told Kenyan media.

At least two people were killed in the attack, near the north-eastern village of El Wak on the Somali border….more: http://www.bbc.com/  – MORE:  christianpost.com