Friday, April 20, 2012

Death & Dying: Culture Makes The Difference

Here’s an interesting piece on cultural differences related to death and dying. Well worth a read.
Euthanasia is a war to the death between a religious and atheistic vision of society
Having blogged last Thursday about Mark Dowd’s first programme on Radio 4 about euthanasia, “Heart and Soul”, I have now listened to his second one, broadcast last Saturday. In the first programme he interviewed Alison Davis, a Catholic convert, who suffers from spina bifida and who is a passionate opponent of euthanasia and assisted suicide. In this second episode he interviewed Edward Turner, a humanist, whose mother, Dr Anne Turner, made headlines in 2006 when, accompanied by Edward and his two sisters, she ended her life at the Dignitas clinic in Switzerland. more

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