Having ourselves turned into dirt — or worse — reflects at least an implied philosophical view that it doesn’t ultimately matter that we ever existed.
Bruno was not executed for his view that we live in a vast universe with vast numbers of planets.
University of Illinois professor S. Jay Olshansky argues that it is time to shift medicine’s focus — starting at age 65 — away from “life extension.”
In 1993, while most of his family was away at church, Robert Latimer took his 12-year-old daughter Tracy, disabled by cerebral palsy, out to the barn.
A lot of people are cheering the law enacted recently, which permits terminally ill people access to experimental drugs not yet approved by the FDA.