The insinuation is dualistic with illusions of an allusion. Narratives in nature are anthropomorphic, as is our God-concept. More than an ideal of an ideal, the embodiment has edified the social consciousness (being really careful here).
A celebration of life doesn't have to be a posthumously planned ritual of death. For some, daily rituals of mindful gratitude is a virtue worth pursuing. For others, the distance between states of homeostasis and the downward spiral of life is a reality that just is.