I just discovered yesterday that our Natural History museum has been carrying this exhibit called Bodyworlds. I have not seen it. We have not supported our local temple to the anti- God religion of death for some time.
to my extended family, it is a display of real people, who have died,
and, um, different layers of their flesh have been removed so that
people can see just under the skin, in stages, all the way down to the
bones. The bodies are encased in plastic to keep them from decaying.
Apparently this exhibit has been packing in the visitors.
the horrified shock registered on my face, I was told that everyone had
given permission for their bodies to be used in this way, to further
science and education.
Oh, well, that makes it all better, then. Even if these people did not believe that they were made in the image of God,
that does not change the fact that they were. Desecrating their dead
bodies and then putting them in a museum display degrades their innate
nobility, for man was made a little lower than the angels, crowned with glory and honor.
By reflection, it attempts to degrade God’s glory, as well, even though
man can do nothing to diminish God in reality. Am I wrong to be