Death - Spiritually, Religiously, Emotionally

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Death - Spiritually, Religiously, Emotionally

Postby ToxicFlame » December 26th, 2020, 5:24:49 pm

Hey, everyone.

As you all may or may not know, I have experienced (unfortunately) a lot of familial death recently and in the last couple years. I apologize if anyone finds my approach insensitive, although I would also be interested in hearing your perspective as well.

I just kind of want to know how everyone feels about death, funerals, what you think happens, what you think should be done.... Discussion and analysis is something I accel at, so it comforts me. I just ask that everyone is kind and considerate in the discussion, as it is a very difficult subject for everyone and there is no right way to say goodbye to a loved one.

Below are a list of questions to get you thinking about the subject. Feel free to answer them, nor not. But I'll be answering them as well.

What do you think happens when someone dies? This is a much larger conversation, of course, but I mean for the point of this conversation. Do you believe their spirit is still around? Immediately gone to an afterlife? Reincarnation? Can they hear us shortly after death?
I believe in reincarnation, personally. But I also support the idea of a greater core of energy in the universe we all borrow from, and we just have to return it one day. So in a way I do kinda think that departed spirits can hear us.

What do you think SHOULD be done when you send off a loved one? How do you want to be sent off? (How do you think funerals should be conducted?)
I hate open casket funerals, honestly. Their body is just flesh now, and whatever made them THEM isn't there anymore. But the whole presentation of death emulating life is super disturbing to me. I can't look at dead bodies, not because they disturb me, but because I don't want that to be the last memory I have of a loved one. I want to remember them while they were alive. Not some creepy imitation of who they were.
I personally wanna be cremated and don't anyone dare look at a preened up, fake version of me. Ugh...


How do you cope or grieve about death?? How is your process different from others that you know?
I'm having a hard time answering that myself. I'll answer it later in this form eventually.

Love all of you for your support. Thank you~

--EDITED because I accidentally got drunk at Remy's Inn before posting this--
Last edited by ToxicFlame on January 6th, 2021, 3:35:48 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Death - Spiritually, Religiously, Emotionally

Postby BradTheMad » January 4th, 2021, 6:11:55 am

I think it is a great topic but maybe you could edit your post as per HoS rules? You typed it 'drunk' :lol:
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Re: Death - Spiritually, Religiously, Emotionally

Postby ToxicFlame » January 6th, 2021, 3:24:36 pm

Woops! Didn't realize this... O//o

Sorry. Thanks, Brad! lol

Editing now...
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