I work with a woman who worked and a mortuary and she said that most burials are feet positioned so that when we rise from the grave we will stand up facing east to greet god. I was furious ...for…Continue
"Thanks everyone. I am getting cremated. I just read "Stiff"; The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, (fascinating) and the thought of being buried makes me ill. Where they get the feet pointed East bit, I have no idea. …"
I work with a woman who worked and a mortuary and she said that most burials are feet positioned so that when we rise from the grave we will stand up facing east to greet god. I was furious ...for a moment.Then I realized that it doesn't matter one flip how I am buried. But for them to just automatically do this is silly. Actually, I will not be buried I hope (still haven't made my wishes known-shame on me). Does anyone else find this silly and irksome?
"I lost my mom about 10 years ago and I still miss her so much. Sometimes I actually catch myself thinking that I need to call her....weird. You have come to the right place Kelly. Glad that you found us. …"
"I think we used to call these Passion flowers. They grew outside my door in Naples Fla. El Jimo re: the email, I live now in OKC and just recently told a family member that I didn't believe in god...Have not heard another word…"
Hi Marcia, and welcome to this friendly meeting place where freethinking atheists recognise that gods are fictional and religion is a fraud used to control vulnerable superstitious people;
and how tragic and inexcusable it is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and even longer.