It alludes to an adage with roots in ancient Greece, “Let the cobbler not judge above the sandal.” That is, mind your own business.
At first, this proposed killing license was supposed to be limited to patients on the verge of death or the permanently unconscious.
There is a tendency to sanctify the medical profession, with the white coat serving as an icon of wisdom, compassion, and morality.
The practice of medicine by its very nature precludes the deliberate taking of innocent human life.
The theory of intelligent design understands living systems to be engineered systems.