The Good Funeral Guide
A memorial is physical evidence that someone once had a physical existence here on Earth. It proclaims that fact enduringly. The more eye catching the memorial, the more loudly and publicly it proclaims it. It keeps that person in mind, perpetuates their memory. It remains an enduring point of contact with them, a place where you can go and talk to them. A memorial can be a bunch of flowers, a headstone, an obelisk, a shrine, a tree, a cairn. It can be anything, just so long as it is something.
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