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reply to post by Snarl
OP, just what right do you have to tell me, an American citizen, or an entire country how they should feel ? Which in your opinion, is ashamed.
Do you understand that ordering another person to be ashamed is a covert act of judgement and control ?
I kind of like the upbeat attitude they've got going on there. Nothing says a good send-off better than celebrating the dead with smiles & happiness. Even morticians have a sense of humor handling the dead (know one! friend of my mother's, a total riot talking about her work)
I personally hate somber funerals, the practice is archaic to me. Celebrate the dead's life, laugh & smile. Come to part ways sad, leave happier. Not sure if this group was just an escort, or knew the deceased, but either way, there's nothing I can see there that can identify the casket's occupant, and therefore, there's little reason to have a tizzy. For all we know, the casket's empty & it was a staged photo (tossing it out there to consider, I didn't look into it any)edit on 2/22/2014 by Nyiah because: (no reason given)edit on 2/22/2014 by Nyiah because: (no reason given)
Okay, I looked it up. Empty casket at a training facility.
No "insulted" dead person anywhere near it.edit on 2/22/2014 by Nyiah because: (no reason given)
reply to post by tencap77
I wish i could star you twice squid
Im one of your Marines and i know where you are coming from brother!
Just thought I'd let you know. these soldiers are supposed to be an "honor guard" detail. they will be the pall bearers at someones last rites. and there's a good chance someones mother and father and sister and brother etc will be present. Don't you think those people deserve the "Honor" part in honor guard?