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Death, Society and the Human Experience

Robert J Kastenbaum's landmark text on the sociology of death and dying

Robert J Kastenbaum’s Death, Society, and the Human Experience is an almost 500 page text divided into 15 chapters that intends to “contribute to your understanding of your relationship with death, both as an individual and as a member of society.” … Continue reading

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The Little Known Ritual of Endocannibalism

An ancient ritual that takes a surprising stance on accepting death

A topic typically reserved for anthropologists, endocannibalism is an ancient ritual that involves eating the flesh of a family member or friend who’s passed away. As opposed to eating human flesh for survival, endocannibalism is performed as a ritual and … Continue reading

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