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Workshop and fixit stuff

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Re: Workshop and fixit stuff
« Reply #960 on: March 19, 2021, 03:38:43 AM »
OK, we're getting pretty far off topic, but I will add that I had considered donating my body to science. That can be done, and they will harvest what they can use and cremate the remainder, which is returned to your family. All that is free. It turns out that there is green burial, which returns one's body to the soil in a number of ways. The big deal for me with this is that cremation is a heat-intensive (thus carbon-intensive) process, and embalming just seems to be a racket, as far as I am concerned. I'd like to think that my rotting dead carcass would provide some nutrition for a tree. I'll be looking further into this, and, depending on what I find, incorporating it into my wishes for what happens after I die.

I have had identical thoughts on the matter. I would be interested to know what you've decided.
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Re: Workshop and fixit stuff
« Reply #961 on: March 19, 2021, 07:44:16 AM »
I'm going to be buried under a sapling and slowly defuse back into the Universe :)
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Re: Workshop and fixit stuff
« Reply #962 on: March 19, 2021, 11:25:47 AM »
I'm going to be buried under a sapling and slowly defuse back into the Universe :)

From where?

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Re: Workshop and fixit stuff
« Reply #963 on: March 19, 2021, 12:27:46 PM »
I'm going to be buried under a sapling and slowly defuse back into the Universe :)

From where?

From the concentrated Universe known as 'me' :D
If religions were TV channels atheism is turning the TV off.
“Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt.” ― Richard P. Feynman
'It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called Life.' - Terry Pratchett
Remember, your inability to grasp science is not a valid argument against it.

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Re: Workshop and fixit stuff
« Reply #964 on: March 19, 2021, 12:47:27 PM »
Good answer, I award you a rubber chicken.

Pseudo rubber

I award you a pseudo rubber chicken.

Pseudo chicken.

I award you a pseudo rubber pseudo chicken.

Pseudo award.

 ::)

I psuedo award you a pseudo rubber pseudo chicken.

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Re: Workshop and fixit stuff
« Reply #965 on: March 19, 2021, 01:31:42 PM »
:)
If religions were TV channels atheism is turning the TV off.
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'It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called Life.' - Terry Pratchett
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Re: Workshop and fixit stuff
« Reply #966 on: March 20, 2021, 11:35:20 AM »
The plaque has arrived. Her ashes were about the size of a 1.5kg bag of flower so this is way too big!

If religions were TV channels atheism is turning the TV off.
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Re: Workshop and fixit stuff
« Reply #967 on: March 20, 2021, 12:47:58 PM »
The plaque has arrived. Her ashes were about the size of a 1.5kg bag of flower so this is way too big!

I don't think it is too big, there's room for her to take some of her stuff with her.
It's probably good to have a book or some amusement if there's delays in transit.
A range of shiny things are recommended for bribes, to ease your way to the next.
If you'd made it bigger you could have entombed a sub optimal grandchild or two.
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