An interesting article in The Daily Dot asks "What drive-thru funerals say about death in America." It notes that Americans are interested in a quick, convenient way to process grief, by streaming funerals and drive-thru viewings, but concludes that:
It's a way to conveniently package grief, just like a livestream or an online memorial that will slowly fall away into pixels once people lose interest. Yet, grief, which is one of the most intense and enduring emotions humans can experience, tends to defy boundaries. Is it really advisable to tell people that mourning can be accomplished through glass in three minutes, followed by a swipe of the pen on a guestbook?
Check it out.
h/t Brandon Heffinger