Friday, December 17, 2010

Read This: The Hippocratic Oath Likely Won't Protect You From The Pro-Deathers

Here’s a very good piece from Ireland explaining the origins and current distortion of the Hippocratic oath which IMO, aids and abets the assisted suicide/euthanasia creep we see happening all over the world.
Worrying undercurrent of economics in debate on euthanasia
IT IS WIDELY assumed that all medical doctors take the Hippocratic Oath. However, the oath is no longer administered in most medical schools worldwide, including Ireland. Ethics is taught on the medical curriculum and medical doctors follow a code of ethics, but the full-blown Hippocratic tradition, which was fused with the Christian tradition, is significantly modified from its traditional form nowadays. more

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