Thursday, April 16, 2020

2776 : What is a funeral?


From NYTimes https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/15/opinion/coronavirus-burial-facetime.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage

Apt in these times, when we might not be allowed to mourn too.

Howards End,” Chapter 12, Margaret privately mourns Mrs. Wilcox: “A funeral is not death, any more than baptism is birth or marriage union. All three are the clumsy devices, coming now too late, now too early, by which Society would register the quick motions of man.”

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