Haney et al Spontaneous Memorialization RLST 12

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C. Allen Haney, et al. Spontaneous Memorialization: Violent Death and Emerging Mourning Rituals
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Focus of Essay 1. Mourning and death rituals of a society change according to the needs of the members of the society. 2. What are the difference between traditional funeral rites and spontaneous mourning rituals for those who die violent deaths?
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Treatment of “Death” in the US In the US, scientific and medical developments have made controlling death an important fixture of the society. Safety devices, alarms, emergency response systems have been developed to minimize the risk of death. Even war is conducted with technology so as to keep military casualties to the minimum.
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Rituals But violent deaths complicate our mourning process by heightening insecurity among people who can identify with the victim, the victim’s family or the circumstances of the death. These processes threaten to create chaos in our society. Examples:
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