The Road

Section 3 pages 18-33 question 11

"Not all dying words are true and this blessing is no less real for being shorn of his ground." (31) to which dying words to you think he is reffering? Who or what is the blessing? How do you know? 

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The man is saying that the universe is indifferent to a dying person. There are no blessings: a person just dies like the spark from their fire dies in the starless sky. There are no heavenly blessings; there is only death.