This Presentation was done by noted Malayalam Writer and Freethinker Ravichandran C at enLIGHT' 17, a one day science seminar conducted by the esSENSE, Kannur on 2.4.17 at Shishak Sadan, Kannur. Ravichandran here explores the two important scientific explanations associated with the question 'why do we die?' and its possible connotations. He begins the discussion citing the glorious fight made by Dr Randy Pausch, Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, USA against pracreatic cancer in 2009. Ravichandran himself wrote a book in Malayalam on Randy and his famous 'last lecture' which was published by DC Books Kottayam, under the title' Mrithyuvinte Vyakaranam' ie (the Grammar of death).