In its advocacy memes, the assisted-suicide movement often lies, prevaricates, spins, word engineers, and obfuscates.
Glicksman explains the hugely complex blood flow systems required to keep us clear-headed and alive even while doing everything from gymnastics to simply getting up in the morning.
Our society often sacrifices law-abiding and productive people to protect the dysfunctional from themselves.
This was about raw power. If Alfie had escaped the diktat, there would soon be others demanding their freedom too.
The Alfie Evans saga continues to roil the U.K., and it is increasingly looking like the Terri Schiavo case.