It’s all very well to argue that assisting suicide is not the best way to help dying people, but what does this mean in practice? How can we treat dying people with genuine compassion and respect for their dignity and humanity? Is it ever right to say “enough is enough” to medical treatment, or should we try to sustain life for as long as possible by giving every possible treatment?
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