Confronting Mortality: Episode 3 Culture of Cremation

cremation, Cultural Practices, Death Positivity, Eastern Culture, Uncategorized

Today’s episode will focus on cremation.  Specifically comparing Western and Eastern cultures.  Enjoy!

Resources  Used:

Ashes to ashes. (2012, October 31). Retrieved September 04, 2017, from https://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2012/10/daily-chart-16
Australian Museum. (n.d.). Retrieved September 04, 2017, from https://australianmuseum.net.au/disposing-of-the-dead-cremation
Buddhism and Cremation. (2017, March 22). Retrieved September 04, 2017, from https://www.neptunesociety.com/cremation-information-articles/buddhism-and-cremation
Cooper-White, M. (2014, August 13). Cremation Is More Popular Than Ever, And Here’s Why (INFOGRAPHIC). Retrieved September 04, 2017, from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/13/cremation-on-the-rise-infographic_n_5669195.html
Death and Dying. (n.d.). Retrieved September 04, 2017, from http://www.deathreference.com/Ce-Da/Cremation.html
How much does it cost to die in cities around the world? (2015, November 20). Retrieved September 04, 2017, from http://www.hopesandfears.com/hopes/city/city_index/214309-cost-death-funeral
List of countries by cremation rate. (2017, August 25). Retrieved September 04, 2017, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_cremation_rate
Rilke, Rainer Maria “Buddha in Glory.”
Music Used:
Eastern Thought Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Bensound-of eliasdream
Writing, editing, performance: Kira Hyde
Producer: Christopher Hyde
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