The Reuters story leaves out some details. The doctor had drugged the woman before starting to euthanize her, and instructed the family to hold the struggling patient down.
Consider: Children — no matter how “mature” — cannot buy cigarettes or give consent to being tattooed.
Of course finches don’t multiply and cycle through generations as rapidly as bacteria. Still, these birds have been isolated on the iconic islands for some 2 million years.
When Frank saw signs of life, doctors would dismiss his observation as a “reflex.” How often I have heard that over 25 years of anti-euthanasia advocacy!
Artificial sperm offer the transhumanist dream of radical individualistic procreation, baby manufacture, and radical family restructuring.