Italians usually cite their Catholicism which is in play. To which I rebut, "Have you ever been to Ireland, or anywhere in Latin America, or - heck - Detroit?!" People party until they feel they're practically escorting the dead right up into heaven. But, maybe it's because people just like to eat. One blogger on the subject states, "He would've wanted everyone to eat." So, why not in the country that made eating one of their national treasures?
|I love this book title.|
But, the article I found it on is equally compelling
I mean, this is the company that actually pays for 'product placement' in movies.
But, while they're - errrr - warming up to the idea of big festivities, they better watch out: The Funerary Company that wanted a Starbucks inside (naturally, only in the USA) just got ruled out by a judge...
Regardless, Heaven (for those left behind) can't wait.
here is the video of the ribbon-cutting