Archive for December 17th, 2013

Memo from a Viking Firefighter About Funeral Pyres

Memo from a Viking Firefighter About Funeral Pyres

MEMORANDUM TO: Skaftafell Funeral Committee FROM: Bjorn Sveinsson, chief firefighter DATE: Tuesday, 938 BC SUBJECT: Funeral Pyres: There has to be a better way Brethren, I beg of you: For the sake of our future and our children’s future, please, please stop putting our honored dead on wooden rafts and setting them aflame. I understand […]