A Lifeless Body is Worthless
There is a school of thought in science and philosophy that the only reality is matter. If, therefore, a person is his physical body, then why is no value attached to the body once it has died?
Watch this intriguing lecture as Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda explains that the value is not in the body. The value is in the user of the body. When the user of the body is gone, the value is gone.