Thursday, October 31, 2013

the zombie apocalypse starts when they all run out of space...,

NYTimes | The world’s cities are running out of space to bury their dead. After all, apartment dwellers can’t bury relatives in the front yard

While traditions like All Souls’ Day, All Saints’ Day, the Day of the Dead and Samhain honor the dead this week, we ask a question for the living: Where will our bodies go?

(actually a rather widespread concern judging from this assortment of youtube videos )


What Has Robbed The American People Of Their Outwardly Expressed Religion?

theatlantic  | Did the decline of religion cut some people off from a crucial gateway to civic engagement, or is religion just one part ...