Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Ebert, Roger (SEP 15, 2011), I do not fear death, Salon, Retrieved on 2013-04-08
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    08 APR 2013

     Roger Ebert on What to Make of Life

    What I expect to happen is that my body will fail, my mind will cease to function and that will be that. My genes will not live on, because I have had no children. I am comforted by Richard Dawkins’ theory of memes. Those are mental units: thoughts, ideas, gestures, notions, songs, beliefs, rhymes, ideals, teachings, sayings, phrases, clichés that move from mind to mind as genes move from body to body. After a lifetime of writing, teaching, broadcasting and telling too many jokes, I will l...
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    He knows that his ideas will live on, if not forever, and that the most important thing to contribute to the world in life is to make others a little happier.

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