Wednesday, October 12, 2011

UK: Eloquent Response To Pro-Deather Spin

Here's an eloquent Brit response to the pro-deather spin.
The terminal spin of ‘assisted dying’
. . . In today’s Times Professor Tallis argues passionately in support of ‘assisted dying’, which he claims is all about
‘...permitting physicians to assist the death of mentally competent, terminally ill patients, who are suffering unbearably despite receiving optimal palliative care, at their request.’
The phrase ‘assisted dying’ or ‘assisted death’ is, however, deeply disingenuous. Indeed, in the context of this whole argument the word ‘dying’ has turned into what one might classify as a piece of terminal spin. more

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