I just want to be blunt and honest about how I, an atheist, deals with death.
You have to take in account that I'm pretty stoic in life, so this isn't everybody, just how I am.
I don't cry. If I do, it's a tear and nothing more.
I believe that it's a revolving process when we die,
As Ali A. Rizvi told a friend,
"I know that we continue to exist through the earth. This is my attempt at being euphemistic about your fertilizer theory. As part of this huge reservoir of terrestrial carbon, we die and become part of the earth, which gives rise to new life, as it once gave rise to us. That is also very powerful to me in a more collective, worldly sense.