Primitive belief 105 " …the Kings of Fire and Water are not allowed to die a natural death for that would lower their reputation; accordingly when one of them is seriously ill the elders hold a consultation and if they think he cannot recover they stab him to death." Frazer, The New Golden Bough.
Primitive belief 109 "It is said that in the Upper Palatinate…old woodmen still secretly ask a fine, sound tree to forgive them before they cut it down." Frazer, The New Golden Bough.
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Primitive belief 112 "The…tribes of Central Australia believe that certain trees are the abode of disembodied human spirits waiting to be born again." Frazer, The New Golden Bough.
Comment: A friend of mine believes that when we die we are transformed into a grain of sand. And that is the afterlife. RayS.