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 …Continue reading "How the Culture of Death Metastasizes"
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 …Continue reading "Old or Sick People Starve Yourselves!"