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Blurring the Line Between Life and Death:Science and technology are changing Western culture's perspective on death
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An interview with Philip Olson, Part Two
Today, SevenPonds speaks with Philip Olson, an assistant professor of Science and Technology in Society at Virginia Tech. Olson researches bioethics and environmental ethics, analyzing society’s complex relationship with new technologies. He has a particular interest in the study of alkaline … Continue reading
Jae Rhim Lee, the founder of the Infinity Burial Project, turns to mushrooms as an answer for a greener future
There’s something elemental about mushrooms, as they appear with their earthy smell — the very manifestations of the soil itself. In ancient Egypt, mushrooms were declared sacred and were only consumed by royalty. Associated with mythology and lore, mushrooms can … Continue reading
In Europe and Florida, Novel After-Death Disposition Options are Slowly Reaching the Public
Today, our after-death disposition choices in the U.S. are almost exclusively limited to cremation and burial. When most people think of burial, they think of full-casket funerals in a conventional cemetery with an embalmed body, suits, flower wreaths, and a … Continue reading