Monday, August 29, 2011

An Antidote To Killing People With Locked-In Syndrome

Here, thank goodness, is the antidote to wanting people with locked-in syndrome dead.
No one has the right to switch off a human life... I should know: One woman's story of being locked inside her own
Can you imagine a lonelier or more frightening place to be trapped in, unable to communicate, than your own body?
These are terrifying times for anyone who cannot speak up for themselves. Whether they know it or not, they are lying prone in a world increasingly seduced by the idea that death is preferable to the life they are living.
The increasingly vocal advocates, who promote ‘assisted suicide’ for those who are too disabled to express their own feelings on the matter, cannot begin to imagine what it is like to live such a life. more

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