Longevity revolution calls for new rituals for transitions

Written or video histories can capture memories


 
Rituals are as old as humankind, and they transform over time as our culture changes.
Consider the days when girls were considered the property of their fathers. Marriage was less about love than it was a business transaction—the father giving his daughter to another man and the man promising to support her.
We still see remnants of this ritual in today’s traditional wedding ceremonies, with the father of the bride walking his daughter down the aisle to “give her away&rd...

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