Monday, May 28, 2018

Buddhist funerals for beloved robot dogs

Passed along in email today:

... a Buddhist Funeral Service for Robot Dogs

On the one hand, it makes me wonder if the funeral biz -- which is big biz among Buddhists in Japan -- is losing market share. On the other, there is something utterly human in the loneliness quotient.

1 comment:

  1. It has been suggested that the loss of the extended family and the loneliness that follows might be the social issue most in need of being addressed.