Thorulf Posted December 6, 2022 Share Posted December 6, 2022 5 hours ago, Apple said: That is the second reference to religion in this debate. I am not religious. However I can see patients themselves and families who are would very much be wanting their voices to be heard. And why not. Are there an other voices you want to exclude before the debates start ? Courts maybe ? No, of course everyone should have their say. Assisted dying has been practiced before but never in the transparent way that is required to day, primarily thanks to characters like Dr Shipman. It has, hopefully, been practiced judiciously and with integrity by those involved and people have been allowed to slip away to prevent distress in one form or another. Happened in my own family several years ago. I think people forget it shouldn't and will not be compulsory and it is far removed from the often quoted "assisted suicide" misconception. It has also to be considered in tandem with Capacity and excellent End of Life Care services. Sorry I didn't mean to offend by bringing religion into it, it's just seems to be one of the obstacles. He had wonderful people looking after him it's just happened around all the Covid bo*#&%ks and didn't have a very good end, I could write an essay about it but I won't....don't start me on politicians partying grrrr Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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