(THIS ARTICLE IS ONLY MACHINE TRANSLATED by Google from Norwegian)
Our helplessness is almost total when we meet a man who can never be the same again.
Death has become a taboo, it was called a few years ago. We have done something about this – death has never been more public and discussed than now. The previously anonymous black-and-white obituaries in the newspapers, with their crosses and prefabricated greetings, have in recent years been replaced by colorful tributes on Facebook. Preferably with pictures of the deceased in informal settings, as friends remember him.
The grief has become public. In social media, the deceased is marked long and exhaustively.
Our mention of the deceased also no longer ends with the funeral. Since most of us now have a well-documented life online, the deceased is visibly present, even though the body. . .
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