Essay: Euthanasia and assisted suicide – the argument from autonomy

“I believe passionately that any individual should have the right to choose, as far as it is possible, the timeContinue Reading

“I believe passionately that any individual should have the right to choose, as far as it is possible, the time and the conditions of their death. I think it’s time we learned to be as good at dying as we are at living.” – Those are the words of Terry Pratchett. On the surface it seems so very simple. Human beings have the right to choose – end of story. If we can control every other aspect of our lives – where we live, how we spend our money, who we decide to marry – then surely we have the right to end our own lives whenever and however we choose. . .

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