The Cost Of Being Dead

…it’s not simply expensive, it is “inflation busting”, having gone up by 80% since 2004. It sounds like a lot; in fact, energy costs are still worse, having more than doubled over the same period. But that comparison doesn’t help, merely ramming home the unaffordability of life in a world where costs soar and wages plateau.

Zoe Williams writing in The Guardian

This article has 513 comments*. Five hundred and thirteen. Clearly it struck a nerve.

Susan Morris from the Natural Death Centre commented. I met her last year and she was lovely, but I can’t vouch for everyone else.

* At the time of writing.