New York just became the sixth state to legalize "human composting" and it's just as disgusting and anti-human as it sounds
· Jan 3, 2023 ·

I've heard of memorial gardens before, but this is just too much.

Apparently, it was already a thing in 10% of the US, but New York just passed this utterly disgusting anti-human nonsense into law. It is now the sixth state to allow "human composting."

From The Daily Wire:

New York became the sixth state to legalize the practice of composting human remains, a practice that has raised alarm bells among religious groups.

Legislation signed over the weekend by Governor Kathy Hochul (D-NY) would add "natural organic reduction" alongside cremation and entombment as an acceptable burial method. The new law defines the practice as the "contained, accelerated conversion of human remains to soil" in a "structure, room, or other space" in which decomposition can occur.

Needless to say, this is an anti-human, anti-Christian affront to humanity.

(So it's no surprise this came from Kathy Hochul's desk.)

Recompose, a funeral home in Seattle that has encouraged passage of "human composting" legislation across the country, says their version of the practice requires one-eighth of the energy needed in cremation or conventional burial. Staff members lay the deceased body in a "vessel surrounded by wood chips, alfalfa, and straw" for one month as bacteria catalyze "change on the molecular level, resulting in the formation of a nutrient-dense soil." Loved ones can then use the material to "enrich conservation land, forests, or gardens."

This is about disposing of human bodies in order to feed the planet.

Over a month, these "funeral homes" oversee the decomposition and destruction of a human body in order to make plant food.

Religious groups have been among the most outspoken against the practice, contending that human composting subverts the dignity of the deceased. Josh Buice, the pastor of Pray's Mill Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, and the president of G3 Ministries, remarked to The Daily Wire that human composting is "in complete contradiction to the view historically held by Christians and Jews."

"Pantheists have argued that everything can be reduced to matter, God is everything and everything is God, and that every existing entity is only one Being. Under this view, there is no difference between wood chips, alfalfa, and a human body," he said. "From the earliest of times, the human body has been considered sacred. The rationale is based on what is known as the imago Dei, which affirms the fact that God created every person equally in his own image."

Pastor Buice is completely right. This is a pagan practice and is in contradiction with biblical principles.

It treats the human being as mere matter.

I know, a lot of people, even Christians, are of the opinion that "I'm dead, what do I care what happens to my body?"

But this is a modern thought that has never been embraced by any historic Christian or Jewish teaching.

Treatment of the body in life or death has been trivial until the modern materialist age.

Buice further explains:

The notion of the image of God in man serves as the ethic undergirding all other assertions regarding the infinite value of humans in the Christian worldview, according to Buice. "The whole of humanity has inestimable value and dignity before God and deserves honor, respect, and protection," he continued. "Therefore, the sanctity of human life is not determined by sex, ethnicity, age, religion, condition, or socioeconomic status. This is the foundation from which the Christian community advocates for the protection of the preborn and opposes abortion or any form of mutilation of the human body including euthanasia and sex change surgery."

Buice predicted that human composting will continue to be promoted by lawmakers out of a professed concern for climate change. He nevertheless contended that such practices contrast with historic Christian burial practices which, beyond honoring the deceased, serve to reflect the hope of the resurrection.

"Traditionally, pagan traditions have practiced cremation and in some cases the burning of the body as a form of sacrifice to their idol," he said. "However, Christians have buried their loved ones with the final resurrection of the dead in view when Christ returns, the world is renewed, and death is forever banished."

This is just the latest example of how our world is abandoning the Christian principles that have formed civilization in exchange for animistic paganism that worships the creation over the Creator.

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