National Post reporter Joseph Brean has a poetic and polished piece on the place of death in contemporary society.
Here is my favorite part:
“[S]ooner or later, death will . . . operate in the open, during business hours, with a budget and a boss. His work will be humanized and bureaucratized. Death will be licensed, regulated and empowered by law to solve a public policy problem — the unacceptability to certain people of certain types of dying.”
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