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Are you very concerned what happens to your body after death?

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1

I'm not going to be there, I don't care what happens.

5

Yes. Donate anything that is not too decrepit to use, do NOT embalm. I would really like one of those compostable urns you can plant a tree in. I don't want to take up any real estate or poison the earth.

ohnoudun Level 5 Sep 16, 2018

I got mine online and already have my cremation paid for. Picked a Maple tree for the urn.

4

Fuck no! They can throw my corpse in a ditch for all I give a fuck.

snifflz Level 7 Sep 14, 2018
4

Nope. It just better not be injected with formaldehyde & alcohol dressed up like a mannequin & place in an over priced jewelry box only to be placed in the earth. My corpse should be recycled into the great compost of million year old carbon & star dust from whenst it came. Organs donated. Remnants scattered on Mesa Verde National Park.

I'd be ok with the Alcohol part...
Spiced Rum would be my preference - but I would also prefer to be alive when they start...

4

“I would request that my body in death be buried not cremated, so that the energy content contained within it gets returned to the earth, so that flora and fauna can dine upon it, just as I have dined upon flora and fauna during my lifetime”

― Neil deGrasse Tyson

Darius77 Level 6 Sep 14, 2018
4

Nope, getting cremated and what the kids do with the ashes don't care.

Sheannutt Level 9 Sep 13, 2018
3

Yes. I want my body donated to the Mayo Clinic to be used for research purposes. It'll at least serve a purpose that way to help advance scientific research. If anything of mine can be donated to others before that, I hope it is.

3

Cremated. Ashes mixed with tea leaves and served as a piping hot cup of tea to whoever would freak out the most when they're told they just drank a person. Probably a vegetarian.

Gotta give that tea to a militant vegan; vegans are more fun to mess with than mere vegetarians.

3

My instructions are, “pine box, burn it up, shoe box, out with the trash on Thursday.”

3

Donate all organs possible and burn what is left, the best solution, cheap, easy, fast, environment friendly.

Pedrohbds Level 7 Sep 14, 2018
3

Please recycle my body. If I die on the ship, I'd preferred to be thrown overboard with a steel pipe tied to a leg. Of course they're gonna stick me in a reefer and take my body back. Ugh.

3

I always wanted it to rot where it falls, but society and shit...

That reminds me of that old show on HBO, at the end when Pullo dumps the chick that killed his wife out in the street and it pans back to show her still rotting in the street some time later.

@Minta79 not familiar with it

@NothinnXpreVails Rome. That was a pretty major detail to leave out... The show was called Rome.

3

Donate anything useable, cremate the rest.

3

No. I used to tell my daughter to burn me and flush me. I have purchased a death plan, cremation and ashes dumped at sea. Done and paid for. She doesn’t have to do anything except a phone call.

kltuckmn Level 7 Sep 13, 2018

that's super responsible!

When I left the attorney's office after signing the will and the trust...I felt like such an ADULT! smile001.gif

3

No, but I would like to be donated to science.

3

I could care less as I am through using it. I have donated my body to the Uni. of Conn. medical school. Maybe it will help someone. I am also an organ donor.

Marine Level 8 Sep 13, 2018

I have willed my body to the U. of Texas medical center and it is a good feeling to know that I may be the instrument to train some future medical professional who will find the cure to humanities most devasting healh issues and I will have done more after my death than I ever did while alive.

2

Just for laughs.
Please don't bury me
Down in that cold, cold ground
No, I?d rather have 'em cut me up
And pass me all around"
"Throw my brain in a hurricane
And the blind can have my eyes
And the deaf can take both of my ears
If they don't mind the size"
"Give my stomach to Milwaukee
If they run out of beer
Put my socks in a cedar box
Just to get 'em out of here"
"Venus De Milo can have my arms,

2

Not at all. I don't think that I will have any awareness of it.

2

mine is also going to science, My body will be sliced and diced for education. That is a very exciting thing for me. The body is nothing but a shell the brain walks around in. That is it.

EMC2 Level 7 Sep 16, 2018
2

I'm not, I'm donating my body to science

RaulPerez Level 7 Sep 16, 2018
2

Not concerned. I hope medical research will find me useful after they harvest whatever can help anyone needing organs or tissues.

2

Nope. I'll be dead. Nuff said.

2

I'm being cremated and my ashes are being thrown over the Canadian Niagara falls in an urn I made, by some of my former students that are now my friends. All of my older friends are dead already.

2

Not really. I’m dead. I do have my wishes know however. Cremation and I have a biodegradable urn with a seedling for a Maple tree in the top which I have requested my son to plant, hopefully in his yard. I chose the Maple tree because every year, when all those little propeller things and leaves litter his yard he will have to think of me! ?

2

Not at all. I will either donate my body for research, or have the most natural, chemical-free burial possible.

2

How would I be concerned? I would be dead. Keep in mind that it was Christianity that brought back burials in preparation for a survival of the body at resurrection. Now that belief has changed more into only a spirit that survives and no heavenly body at all. Some today look at you and god as the "big spark and little spark." I will die and a spark will start my cremation.

DenoPenno Level 8 Sep 15, 2018
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