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#61 Old 05-03-2008, 09:15 AM
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No, no - this is what I mean.

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considered an act of generosity: the deceased and his/her surviving relatives are providing food to sustain living beings.



A final act of giving ....what a way to go out
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#62 Old 05-03-2008, 09:39 AM
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Impractical for most people but I like it



It might be an answer as food source for the unwanted pets , that could be neutered an released into the wild .
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It might be an answer as food source for the unwanted pets , that could be neutered an released into the wild .



What an excellent idea!



We have a friend who has been traveling throughout Asia for the past 2 years or so, and he was the one who told us about this, as he had unintentionally come across one in progress in ...tibet, I think... I guess they cut you up, cutting slices into your flesh to make it easier to eat and leave you to the vultures. When your bones have been picked clean, they go back and grind up your bones into a sludge which they then spread out again, and the vultures and other animals come back for that. Like I said, creepy as hell, but I like it - no lasting impact, and like you said, bluesand, a final act of generosity. *shivers*
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i'd probably prefer sky burial. but, since that is illegal, i vote for cremation.
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All of it scares me, but I do not think I want to be burned. I've always been afraid of burning... I know I'll be dead, but still...



Having a sky burial is way too creepy for me.



I guess I would want to be buried underneath a big tree on a hill with a simple headstone. I don't want to be buried in a cemetery, but I'm not sure if that is possible.
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cremation plz. I don't like either option but I figure it's the fastest way to get back to the state I'd be headed for anyways.
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Well... I do not want to die and see researchers playing with my remains...



I want a coffin and a regular burial.



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Well... I do not want to die and see researchers playing with my remains...



Why?
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I wanna be cremated just in case I'm accidentally buried alive. But if I was gonna be buried, I'd want a mobile phone (do they work underground), a powerful two-way radio, a light so I can see what I'm doing, and a pipe leading to the surface so I can get air.
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i'd probably prefer sky burial. but, since that is illegal, i vote for cremation.



Might be illegal but I bet I could get a friend to do it - that is, if you mean being dropped from the sky
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Why?



I'm Catholic and I know my soul will come out from my body.



From ashes we came and in ashes we'll become. I should become ashes and not slaughtered I should become ashes by the natural way, not burnt like if I was punished to go to hell.



I want and hope to go to heaven when I die, so I want to leave my remains from a regular Catholic grave, not from a hospital seeing my being being cut down.



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Well... I do not want to die and see researchers playing with my remains...



I want a coffin and a regular burial.



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wrt: How do you want to be buried?



With a shovel.
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for the sea lovers: http://www.cnn.com/2008/LIVING/05/10....ap/index.html



That's something I'd like. I could have sworn I posted the link to it on here already.
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I definitely don't want to be donated to science. Robomonkey's idea of being cremated and tossed into the ocean is the best idea i've heard. I also like the idea of being part of a coral reef but its pretty expensive. http://www.eternalreefs.com/index.html





ooo, you did. i just thought it was cool that an alternative/environmentally friendly way was getting out in the news, too.
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ooo, you did. i just thought it was cool that an alternative/environmentally friendly way was getting out in the news, too.



I found that years ago and it's been in my plans ever since. Becoming part of something as lovely and delicate as a coral reef is something I'd love. I also feel like it would make up for my ridiculous phobia of scuba diving/snorkling.
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Cremated and thrown under a fruit tree. Maggots do not appeal to me. They just don't. I don't want to rot for years, I want it all to happen at once. Without the maggots... And expensive box.
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I'm Catholic and I know my soul will come out from my body.



From ashes we came and in ashes we'll become. I should become ashes and not slaughtered I should become ashes by the natural way, not burnt like if I was punished to go to hell.



I want and hope to go to heaven when I die, so I want to leave my remains from a regular Catholic grave, not from a hospital seeing my being being cut down.



That's why:



I may be wrong, but isn't the religious thought that your soul leaves your body when you die? That your body really doesn't have much to do with you - as you are your soul, and your body is simply a vessel while you are inhabiting it? Wouldn't that make anything that happened to your body after you died irrelevant? What about the good that could potentially come from your remains? What are your thoughts on that?
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Cremated and thrown under a fruit tree. Maggots do not appeal to me. They just don't. I don't want to rot for years, I want it all to happen at once. Without the maggots... And expensive box.



...but what kind of fruit?
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I wanna be cremated just in case I'm accidentally buried alive.



See, for me it's the other way around. I'd prefer to be buried that cremated (that is, if I wasn't embalmed) on the off chance I was alive. I've seen Kill Bill II. I could just punch my way out! Might take a few more martial arts lessons, but nothings impossible.



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Whatever my family wishes is OK with me, just as long as it's as cheap as possible. I'd rather they have the money than some over priced funeral home.
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I want to be cremated, mostly because I don't want to be eaten by worms.



Thats how I feel...I dont want to be buried...I want to be cremated...I cant stand Buggs....Just the Idea...EWWWW
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Thats how I feel...I dont want to be buried...I want to be cremated...I cant stand Buggs....Just the Idea...EWWWW



Yeah...bugs and necrophiliacs...



...on second thought...I wonder if being donated to a necrophiliac club would count as 'recycling/reusing' yourself...or putting your body to good use...



(Okay...no more Chai tea for me tonight...)

Give thanks to Mother Earth for Her greatest gift...

...gravity.

For without it, we would be lost.
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Yeah...bugs and necrophiliacs...



...on second thought...I wonder if being donated to a necrophiliac club would count as 'recycling/reusing' yourself...or putting your body to good use...



(Okay...no more Chai tea for me tonight...)



Good thought...





But I don't understand why or how people are bothered by bugs, or burying or whatever that happens to your body after you're dead.
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I do not want to be buried...I want my body to be donated to science. Strip it of every useful organ that it's worth, transplant, dissect, preserve, and display. What good is rotting flesh...when it can be used for medical research or educational purposes.
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