La VIE et La MORT - Page 2


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(Updated on 13/03/2013)


Related pages :

Death penalty Superstitions (civilization)
'Death Penalty in the United States' - a webquest with crosswords Superstitions (vocabulary and activities)
Euthanasia "To kick the bucket"
Old age / Retirement VOCABULARY pages
Organ donation Zombies



Cartoons : (Si le lien est inaccessible, enregistrer l'image pour obtenir la taille initiale.)

Anatomy of ages
"Cartoonist John Atkinson has a theme: he creates charts showing
how things change over time...
His most recent cartoon shows
the average day of a person
from babyhood to the final years."






Police and a hearse
- Funny picture...


Loving couple


Smoking is a death sentence


A picnic...
+ Picture 1 + Picture 2
+ Picture 3 + Picture 4

(Armelle Meyer - Ac. Bordeaux)


Hung cartoons

Poor guy!



Life and Death



The Evolution of Man


Guns don't kill



Posters :




Ads :



Photos :

  • Human bones used to make art
    "Francois Robert has created a series of powerful artworks made out of real human bones to remind people about the consequences of violence.
    Human skeleton is a strong visual symbol that represents what is left after life has ended, after the flesh and mind cease to function." 
    "He calls the resulting images "Stop the Violence"."


Songs :


  • Dumb Ways to Die - Be safe around trains - a message from METRO (YouTube) + LYRICS :
    "set fire to your hair
    poke a stick at a grizzly bear
    eat medicine that’s out of date
    use your private parts as Piranha bait..."



  • Where Will I Go When I'm Dead And Gone? by Peter Alsop (YouTube)


  • Give my love to Rose by Johnny Cash
    "I found him by the railroad track this morning
    I could see that he was nearly dead
    I knelt down beside him and I listened
    Just to hear the words the dying fellow said..."


    Listen to the song. (YouTube)

  • Cash: The Man Comes Around - Generation Kill Ending or HERE :
    Johnny Cash "partially sings and partially speaks the words, which contain numerous Biblical references, predominantly from the Book of Revelation.
    The song never names "the Man" who will come around, though an obvious inference would be the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. According to the song,
    when the Man comes around, there will be judgment for some and salvation for others. A series of images depict the horror and confusion of that judgment day."


    The Man Comes Around by Johnny Cash
    "There's a man going around taking names 
    And he decides who to free and who to blame
    Everybody won't be treated all the same
    There'll be a golden ladder reaching down
    When the Man comes around"


    Symbols and references in the lyrics

  • If 6 was 9 by Jimmy Hendrix


    Listen to the song. (YouTube)
  • Miracles by Insane Clown Posse (hip hop)
    "And I see miracles everyday
    Oceans spanning beyond my sight
    And a million stars way above em at night..
    Look at the mountains, trees, the seven seas
    And everything chilling underwater, please
    Hot lava, snow, rain and fog
    Long neck giraffes, and pet cats and dogs
    And I've seen eighty-five thousand people
    All in one room, together as equals..."


    + a VIDEO
  • Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    "Mama, just killed a man, Put a gun against his head
    Pulled my trigger, now he's dead...
    Too late, my time has come
    Sends shivers down my spine, body's aching all the time
    Goodbye, ev'rybody, I've got to go...
    Mama, ooh, I don't want to die"

    + The VIDEO (YouTube)


  • The Quest - sung by Bryn Christopher - Grey's Anatomy Music Video - Season 4 finale
    - the LYRICS
    "I know it is a life to live lately...
    I feel numb, I’m alive..."


  • CANCER by The Chemical Romance
    - with
    (Isabel Perez)

    - with activities
    "I was nurtured I was sheltered
    I was curious and young
    I was searching for that something...
    I have faltered I have stumbled
    I have found my feet again"

    (Isabel Perez)

  • That's Life sung by Frank Sinatra (
    "That's life, that's what all the people say.
    You're riding high in April,
    Shot down in May
    But I know I'm gonna change that tune,
    When I'm back on top, back on top in June...
    I've been a puppet, a pauper, a pirate,
    A poet, a pawn and a king."

    - with the VIDEO (YouTube)


  • Jump sung by Madonna (YouTube)
    - the LYRICS(
    "The more that I wait, the more time that I waste...
    I'll work and I'll fight, Till I find a place of my own...
    And life's gonna drop you down like the limbs of a tree
    It sways and it swings and it bends until it makes you see


  • Enjoy The Ride sung by Morcheeba (YouTube)
    - the LYRICS(
    "You won't want to go back home
    In a garden full of angels
    You will never be alone"



  • Lazybones by Ben Eyler - KARAOKE
  • Ironic by Alanis Morissette :
    "An old man turned ninety-eight
    He won the lottery and died the next day..."
  • No bravery by James Blunt :
    "Houses burnt beyond repair.
    The smell of death is in the air.
    A woman weeping in despair says,
    He has been here..."
  • Cannonball by Damien Rice :
    "Life taught me to die...
    Stones taught me to fly
    Love taught me to cry"
  • Feel by Robbie Williams - with an activity
  • "Hope there is someone" a song by Antony and the Johnsons - with an animation
    - Activity created by: Renée Maufroid


  • Kill Yourself by Stormtroopers Of Death :
    "Dig yourself a hole in the ground
    Push up daisies six feet down"
  • Know by Johnny Q Public :
    "'Cause where there's life, there's hope"
  • Life Is Real (Song For Lennon) by Queen :
    "Life is cruel life is a bitch"
  • No bravery by James Blunt - with the video clip (YouTube)
    "Houses burnt beyond repair.
    The smell of death is in the air.
    A woman weeping in despair says,
    He has been here..."


  • Open Road by Bryan Adams :
    "Life is an open road to me"
  • Seasons In The Sun by Westlife :
    " Goodbye papa it's hard to die
    When all the birds are singing in the sky"
  • Strange fruit by Billie Holiday :
    "Southern trees bear strange fruit,
    Blood on the leaves and blood at the root,
    Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze,
    Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees..."

    - with a lesson plan(Teachervision) :
    "This lesson focuses on Billie Holiday's signature song, "Strange Fruit," a protest song Lewis Allen (Abel Meeropol) wrote in 1938 about the ongoing and intransigent problem of lynching in the American South... Working in small teams, students analyze a variety of primary source materials related to lynching (news articles, letters written to or written by prominent Americans, pamphlets, broadsides, etc.) in order to assess the effectiveness of the anti-lynching campaign spearheaded by African-Americans."



  • When I Rap by Keith Murray :
    "There's nothing left for you to do now but kick the bucket"


Literature :

FLASH Animations / Videos :



Magnum Opus - How to Find Your Purpose in Life
"Instead of wasting time on instagram, why not spend some time expanding your mind at
They make learning fun and easy."




Happiness is NOT the Meaning of Life - Alan Watts
"Some of history's greatest philosophers have spent their entire lives writing about the meaning of life.
Why are we here? Surely there must be a reason?
Many people in western culture believe the meaning of life is to "be happy".
Alan Watts has a brilliant way of eloquently challenging this notion.
If we were to live in a state of eternal bliss, then bliss would become dull. Without darkness, there would be no light.
Without pain, there would be no pleasure.
Happiness is based in perspective. Embrace every aspect of life, the good and the bad, and learn to see the beauty in it."



A Single Life
"In this Oscar-nominated short, a mysterious vinyl record suddenly allows Pia to travel through time.
Read more about it here:"

"The moral of the story is that it's better to just enjoy life as it is, where you are now, since you don't want to relive the past, and you don't want to ruin the surprise of what's coming. This film by Job, Joris & Marieke was nominated for an Oscar in 2015, and has just been made available at vimeo."
(via Tastefully Offensive)


Inside the Cryonics lab where people hope to come back to life - VIDEO - 22 November 2016
"The remains of a 14-year-old girl whose dying wish was to be cryogenically preserved with the hope of being bought back to life
after being held at the Cryonics Institute in Detroit, Michigan, USA."




Cryonics explained - in 90 seconds - Article + Video - 18 November 2016
"Here's everything you need to know about the procedure of preserving bodies in extremely cold temperatures
for potential future revival."



My Life After 44 Years In Prison
"Otis Johnson went to jail at the age of 25. When he got out at 69,
he rejoined a world that was starkly different from the one he remembered.
This is his story."

"Johnson is 69 years old, and unlikely to find a job. He didn’t pay into the Social Security system.
He has no children, and no contact with other family members.
Upon release from prison, Johnson was handed an ID, documents outlining his criminal case history, $40 and two bus tickets.
Having lost all family connections while serving his sentence, Johnson now relies on Fortune Society,
a nonprofit that provides housing and services to ex-prisoners in Harlem."



This Much Will Kill You
"A lot of things can kill you - but here are some surprising ones!"



How Will You Die?


Stanley Pickle - FULL FILM ONLINE
"Stanley's life runs like clockwork, until a chance encounter with a mysterious girl turns his world upside down.."
Short of the Week:



Reaping for Dummies



"The camera wanders and shows the inner lives of people around us as they do their daily tasks. Most of it is set in a hospital,
where there is so much worry, sadness, some joy, bad news, good news, no news, anxiety, fear -- as in real life, but perhaps magnified..."




Your Life As A Dog
"Here's what your life would be like if you were a dog.
For starters, you would eat twice as much and have 5x better vision at night."

Students could compare with other animals...




One Minute Fly
"As its name is already telling, the One Minute Fly has got a very limited lifespan.
One minute in which it wants to experience everything that makes life worth living..."



In the fall
"A short hand-drawn animation created
in Adobe Flash and After Effects
about one mans reflection on his life."

Music : Game of Pricks by Guided By Voices
(Video on YouTube)



  • The Persuaders with Tony Curtis and Roger Moore
    Danny Wilde and Brett Sinclair : Compare their lives. Although they are very different, find what they have in common.

    MORE PICTURES from The Persuaders video :

  • Fetal
    "Man's animated journey from womb to tomb. The original version of Fetal was made in 2000-2001 as a high school animation project, and managed to win awards at several high school and national film festivals..."


  • Oregon Psychiatrist Plans Death with Dignity House
    + Transcript
    "Is the 'death house' concept dignified, or disturbing?"




  • The Lycette Bros. Illustrated Alphabet of Unfortunate Chance - 404 Kb (
    "Out for a morning stroll, the ever polite Monsieur Maurice contentedly and happily enters into scene after scene of an unfortunate nature without whimper or protest...
    We had the desire to make a piece that would take its inspiration from 18th century children's nursery rhymes - combining black humour with quaint illustrative linework."


  • The Unfortunate Alphabet - an animation - 32.9 Mo (
    "Synopsis: Children often learn the Alphabet by using key words to remember the letters.
    This version of the alphabet gives you some unfortunate  ways to remember the letters."


  • Life - a FLASH animation by Bozzetto (

  • The Last Request - animation FLASH
    "Before a condemned man is executed he is customarily offered one last meal of his own choice. It's debatable if this is an act of kindness or simply a cruel joke, but the final choice that some prisoners make offers an intriguing insight into the minds of these men and the lives they lived. The Texas Department of Corrections carefully logs the last meals of their captors and I offer a few of these choices, along with the men themselves, for your consumption."


Cinema :

  • Soylent Green (1973) - (
    – Charlton Heston, Joseph Cotton, Edward G. Robinson, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors
    (dir. Richard Fleischer).
    "Central theme is the “Greenhouse effect”, but it contains the classic scene of Robinson’s idyllic euthanasia."

    + a VIDEO (YouTube)


Stories :