How the Culture of Death Metastasizes

By Wesley J. Smith The culture of death is like a cancer sapping the moral health of western society. And, like a cancer, it never stops spreading. Here’s how: I wrote earlier today about Oxford bioethicist Julian Savulescu supporting palliated self starvation as a manner of dying. To get to that conclusion, he uses the …

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Old or Sick People Starve Yourselves!

By Wesley J. Smith Is there no end to the fixation on getting people dead? Now, in the Journal of Medical Ethics, the publication that brought us “after-birth abortion,” comes Julian Savulesu–aka Peter Singer, squared–arguing that doctors should help suicidal patients starve themselves to death. From, “A Simple Solution to the Puzzles of End of …

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