A bit ago, Germany’s high court created an absolute right to commit suicide and the concomitant right to have help in making oneself dead.
“We have already genetically engineered babies, the march toward three- (or more) parent human embryos, and radical proposals for creating novel family forms.”
It is all about the costs of getting on the wrong side of the power structure. To say that this “chills” debate about scientific issues is an understatement.
“We are always told that ‘strict guidelines will protect against abuse.’ It’s always been baloney.”
Certain threads in the events of recent months suggest the hand of a skilled novelist.