What’s wrong with death sir? What are we so mortally afraid of? Why can’t we treat death with a certain amount of humanity and dignity and decency and, god forbid, maybe even humour. Death is not the enemy gentlemen. If we’re going to fight a disease, let’s fight one of the most terrible diseases of all, indifference.
On Indifference – Robin Williams
Robin McLaurin Williams
Born July 21, 1951 – Died August 11, 2014
American stand-up comedian and actor
On Indifference – Robin Williams – Tributes
Robin Williams’ death was instant global news. The entertainment world, friends, and fans responded to his death through social and other media outlets.
His wife, Susan Schneider, said: “I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken.”
His daughter Zelda Williams responded to his death by stating that the “world is forever a little darker, less colorful and less full of laughter in his absence”.
U.S. President Barack Obama said of Williams: “He was one of a kind. He arrived in our lives as an alien – but he ended up touching every element of the human spirit.”
On Indifference – Robin Williams – “Patch Adams”
Patch Adams movie clips: http://j.mp/1uuZQn3 BUY THE MOVIE: http://amzn.to/uhjb7y Don’t miss the HOTTEST NEW TRAILERS: http://bit.ly/1u2y6pr CLIP DESCRIPTION: Patch (Robin Williams) gives a speech to the Medical Board saying that doctors should not only fight death, they should fight indifference.
On Indifference – Robin Williams – “Life In The Right Direction”
I would like to thank Peter Whiting, the author of the blog, “Life In The Right Direction” for his inspiration – in general – and in allowing me to focus on this Patch Adams to celebrate the third anniversary of Robin’s death.
Also published on Medium.