Sorry. In our ideological times, that doesn’t mean as much as it once did.
If killing is a “medical treatment,” how can it be denied to anyone based on age or competency?
In 1929, child psychologist Jean Piaget called children “artificialists” who tend to regard everything as “the product of human creation.”
The brutality of what happened to our guide’s family hit all of us like a punch in the gut.
Battin’s radical proposals aren’t usually made by U.S. assisted-suicide proponents because they know that our society has not completely swallowed the hemlock (as has the Netherlands).