Disturbing corpses

I’ve tried not to post about this, but I just find it very disturbing.
I understand that people need to grieve, but to have hundreds of thousands of people able to walk by and gawk at your dead body just seems like creating a sideshow out of it to me. 🙂 This whole idea of lying “in state” is so macabre. How do they get the body not to decompose over the next week? I guess they pump it full of the same crap that they feed to chickens grown in factory feed lots.