... of the Used, Abused, and Utterly Screwed Up.

A Secular Franciscan looks at the world... with a more jaundiced eye than ever... and lots of ellipses for you to fill in the missing text...
(with thanks to Thomas S. Klise for the title)







Sunday, February 12, 2012

What do you think?



Is the 'drive-through' funeral service inappropriate?

I think the drive-through era is over. The only drive-throughs that seem to exist now are bank machines and fast food services. I can't think of anything more disrespectful than not taking a few minutes, a half hour or an hour from the day to pay respects to a person who has died and their family.

A drive-through viewing implies that you haven't got a few minutes in your all-important day to give to the family of someone you died. I think it's disrespectful...


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