Post-Mortem Mulch Is Just Another Downgrade of Human Bodies
What do you get when you cross a "non-religious" person with an eco-freak? You get a devotee of human composting. And by that, I don't mean humans who compost. I mean humans who are turned into compost—after death, of course. Katrina Spade has been promoting the eco-friendly composting of human remains since 2014, when she founded the Urban Death Project, since renamed Recomposed. Get it? Composting humans is recast as re-composing them, kind of like re-purposing them. What the new name loses in forthrightness, it gains in marketability.
Washington State Democratic senator Jamie Pedersen picked up this blight idea from composting fanatic Spade and sponsored a bill to legalize the composting of human corpses....
is the Cultural Analyst at the Illinois Family Institute. Her cultural commentaries have been carried on a number of pro-family websites, and she has spoken at the Council for National Policy and at conferences sponsored by the Constitutional Coalition.Get Salvo in your inbox! This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #50, Fall 2019 Copyright © 2023 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo50/soiled-flesh