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When society advocates painful death

Looking at the current news stories, three salient events highlight the talk around euthanasia: and their basic message is, society doesn’t care. It would prefer you to die badly. Lord Falconer’s long-awaited Commission on Assisted Dying report was released a … Continue reading

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Living wills – alleged mercy killings and starvation – limits of self-deliverance

In a debate that all too-frequently becomes polarised, living wills (or advance directives as they are also called), used to be a familiar battle ground. ‘Pro-life’ and ‘Pro-choice’ campaigners would line up on opposite sides of the fence. Things have … Continue reading

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