Physicists at Funerals, and Why I Need Them. "The point of all the sciency-talk is that your energy shooting back into the universe can be incredibly comforting in the right light. Every part of our body belongs to a universe that giveth and taketh away. Provides a single person with atoms and energy for a time and then kindly asks for their return at our death. Lovely."
The why and how of having a Green Funeral "In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread till thou return to the earth out of which thou wast taken: for dust thou art, and into dust thou shalt return." -Genesis 3:19