Ethics

Ethics


We Know Better

Lets say someone is elderly, and too feeble to contribute in any way to society. They require considerable care. Even though they are not in pain, they may prefer not to live that way. Who is to say they have no right to terminate that existence? Christians think they know better than the person living that life.

~ Roedy (born: 1948-02-04 age: 66)
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Equality Argument

On 2012-06-12 the BC Supreme Court struck down a ban on physician-assisted suicide. The argument was peculiar — equality. Severely ill or disabled people cannot kill themselves as able-bodied people can. Denying them the right to die is denying them equality. I would have used a freedom of religion argument, that Christians do not have the right to impose their religious dogma on others, but all’s well that ends well.

~ Roedy (born: 1948-02-04 age: 66)

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