What do you think of  brain death as the criteria?

Question 1:  How does the nature of the gods, how they are conceived  of in a particular society, influence the nature of the rituals that are  conducted?

Question 2: How do we know when someone is dead? What do you think of  brain death as the criteria? Would you personally be willing to be an  organ donor? Why or why not?

Question 3: Why do you think a belief in a soul is universal?

Question 4: What are mainstream American funerals like today? How much  emotional expression is allowed at the funeral? How long areyou  supposed to grieve afterwards?

Instructions: -Answer the questions in 2 to 3 paragraphs for each  question and  provide the number for each response. The questions have  to be answered  from chapter 8 of the book provided. NO PLAGIARIZING.  Please provide information found in the book with no plagiarism. You may  also provide your opinion in the questions that ask you for it.