Episode 162 Podcast of the Dead

If a man was born in England, raised in America and died in Spain, what does that make him? Dead.

162 Episode Podcast if the Dead

Today’s Topic Death helps create a culture and that in turn becomes religion

Join Michael and Jeff as the look at a simple system to develop death rituals for your fantasy worldbuilding cultures.

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Podcast Show Flow

  • How did they die?
    • Considered natural
    • Suicide
    • Martyrdom
    • Warriors death
  • What is the major cultural risk to having someone dead around?
    • Attracting dangerous animals?
    • Diseases https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_risks_from_dead_bodies
      • Miasma Theory – Diseases spread from the smell of the dead
    • The night of the living dead
    • Punishment from a god
  • Mourning
    • Your loss
    • Their loss
    • What happens to them now
      • Afterlife or not?
    • Take out your dead
      • Burn her
        • Cremation
      • Bury Her
        • Grave (Together or apart)
        • Known or hidden
        • Tomb
        • Cave
        • Side of the hill
        • Freezer
      • Dump her
        • Dumped out in nature
          • Sky burial
        • 150 Rocks fired into space
        • I am not dead yet! (Cryonics)
      • Eater
    • Other factors that might change the ritual
      • Important, good or bad
      • Died in war
      • Martyrdom
        • Self or determined
      • Suicide
        • Alone or aided

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