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RCGP remains opposed to change the law on assisted dying


The universe does not revolve around humans despite the strongly-held and self-serving delusion we hold that it does. The whole of life is riddled with "assisting", from IVF,the event of birth, the avoidance of infections through vaccinations, "fighting illness" etc and this manipulation produces new existential distinctions such as old age and infirmity in massive quantities. If this assistance is noble throughout life, is withholding it at the unavoidable conclusion of the process also noble? A neutral stance seems entirely reasonable to me.

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24 Feb 2020

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