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The Dignity of Corpses, By Robert C. Koehler

Civilization hasn’t successfully drawn a moral border at the sanctity of human life itself, but because it needs to put some limit on human behavior, it has, apparently, taken a last stand at the dignity of corpses.

It’s OK to kill your enemy, but not to urinate on him, at least not after he’s dead.

 

Continue reading at: http://commonwonders.com/world/the-dignity-of-corpses/

Thanks are due to Francisco Gomes de Matos for making us aware of this article, and of the  website where it is published:
Common Wonders – Co-creating a Culture of Peace, by Robert C. Koehler.

With kind regards,
Uli Spalthoff

 

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