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CREMATION.

Contrasts Hindus of India & U.S. Protestants re: cremation rituals, practices, role of religion & differences.
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Cremation is simply the practice of burning human corpses – except for the fact that nothing about a culture’s last rites is ever really simple. Last rites are among the most important to any group in how it defines itself. Cultural identity consists of a series of actions and beliefs that one does and has – and that one’s neighbor does not do and does not have. Some of these actions and beliefs are relatively inconsequential and can be (and are) changed frequently and without much thought or significance given to such changes. Other customs, such as funerary rites, tend to change slowly and to reflect large overall changes in the society. How we say goodbye for the last time is one of the ways in which we learn to define who exactly it is that we are.
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