Definition of Dignity
What is Dignity?
Can suicide be dignified?
So much as been said about assisted suicide by MD’s since Brittany Maynard’s tragic demise. What I find astounding is the plethora of material on the internet by non-medical personnel who think they can dictate why or how a doctor or nurse can assist in someone’s suicide be it by patient or family request. 283 more words
Last weekend, a 29-year-old woman named Brittany Maynard took her own life. She was suffering from terminal brain cancer. After careful thought, she chose a path she believed would be the most dignified given her painful and incurable illness. 1,724 more words
“Agnes” had lived long enough. The disease ravaging her lungs had downsized her once vigorous lifestyle. She couldn’t spend her days “out visiting.” Her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren had to come to her now. 1,508 more words