Man writes about caring for wife with Alzheimer’s: “I have been blessed”

By Cassy Fiano Often, when we hear about adults with terminal illnesses, it’s in relation to the debate over assisted suicide and euthanasia. Degenerative illnesses that slowly kill are understandably seen as a person’s worst nightmare. After all, no one wants to slowly lose their memories and their ability to function. No one wants to …

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Death and comedy – what’s it really all about?

By Paul Russell, Founder, HOPE Australia Many a comedian will comment, in a serious moment, about their fear of a ‘death on the stage’. Though history records the actual death of performers in such circumstances, comedians know it as the moment when a joke or a line ‘bombs’; when they lose the audience. The Guardian …

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Media Keep Encouraging Suicide by the Sick

By Wesley J. Smith The media sells content these days by promoting the supposed virtues of suicide by the sick and disabled. How else explain the National Post doing an extended, puff interview with two ill women [Sara Myers and Aja Riggs] about their plans to commit suicide? From the article: Q: How important is …

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