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The Gods and Demons of the Deathcare Movement

  The Gods and Demons of the Deathcare Movement Let’s begin by clarifying that I am not referring to God in heaven and demons in hell. This is about the state of mind that often rules us here on earth. Some refer to a “god complex” which is not quite where I’m...

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Human Composting Interview

Human Composting Interview

Tom Gilbert owner of Black Dirt Farm in Stannard, Vermont gives a quick overview of what composting humans in Vermont might look like. Human Composting has recently been made legal in Washington State and it won't be long before other States follow suit. There are...

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When Does Death Nesting Become Necessary?

When Does Death Nesting Become Necessary?

When we arrive alive here on earth, we are guaranteed only one thing: we will die. We may not be loved, cared for, or fed, but we will one day die. We may be very well loved, abundantly nourished, supremely cared for, and yet we will die. Why not then, befriend death...

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VILLAGE DEATHCARE

VILLAGE DEATHCARE

Today, I am concerned with the village. Our own small village of our immediate surroundings and the role that we play out as death doulas in relation to our neighbors and the natural environment and life cycles within our community. But, the word community in terms of...

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