Tag: autonomy

Liberals and atheists can also oppose assisted dying

by Kevin Yuill, The Economist, 22 August 2018 We are not simply our bodies. Assisted suicide defines our lives in overly physical terms. There is another dimension of ourselves, made up of our experiences, relationships and interactions. With assisted suicide, we ask that doctors, experts only in our somatic existence, play God. When someone else is… Read more »

Assisted Suicide – What’s The Big Song and Dance?

by Mik Scarlet, HuffPost UK, 21 August 2017 Mr Scarlet is a broadcaster, journalist, and musician. However much many would like to think that our community has gained increasing equality and rights, disabled people are still not seen as truly equal. With the Paralympics fast approaching and Channel 4 rolling out it’s Superhumans publicity campaign it… Read more »