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  1. Should one attend the funeral of a ‘virtual friend’?

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    Edward Collier writes:

    Last Thursday I learned that my friend George had died after a short illness. My first thoughts were for his family; George was one of those men for whom the term “larger than life” might have been coined, and his absence would be deeply felt. And then there was the funeral – assuming it was not a private, family affair – should I attend?

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