The People We Used to Be: Reflections on Rebirth

CN: Brief mentions of binge drinking and cutting

Originally published at https://www.splicetoday.com.

I keep thinking about an old Doctor Who episode. The Eleventh Doctor, played by Matt Smith, is about to regenerate into his new form, but before doing so, he gives a short monologue about the cycle of rebirth. “When you think about it,” he says, “we’re…