Cremation Essay | A Few Things about Cremations and What It All Could Mean

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A Few Things about Cremations and What It All Could Mean

Summary: This essay has a general backround on cremation as well as primary source statistics from interviews.
For the purposes of this paper, it is important that we take the time to define a term.

cremation

\Cre*ma"tion\ (kr"-m""sh"n), n. [L. crematio.] A burning; esp., the act or practice of cremating the dead.

When taking the time to examine current trends concerning cremation in the Untied States of America today, it is impossible to do so without coming across some very fascinating facts. Before exploring these facts and statistics, it should be noted that before the time of Christ (before the Common Era) it was customary for people to be cremated. Greek people felt that because a death occurred something evil, or bad must have been within the remains of the ounce living person. It only made sense to burn the evil or bad elements that caused the death to occur.

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