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On the Boundaries of Bioethics: Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Euthanasia


One February night, my father and I were waiting at a commuter train station in the suburb where he lived. We were
waiting to pick up a friend coming to visit, and though we normally waited outside, the bitter winter winds and piled snowdrifts kept us in the warmth of the car. 1,219 more words

Ethics & Philosophy

JoJo Series Episode 2-3, How to Die in Oregon, P3

This episode I am not doing a podcast but will write down my last opinion about the movie.

I want to discuss the movie’s portrayal of the deathbed is supposedly “peaceful.” 647 more words


Film can start "The Conversation" about end-of-life

I wrote this column which was published in my local newspaper, The Nugget on 12/10/2014, after viewing the beautiful, award-winning documentary “Final Pose,” about a local yoga teacher who developed cancer and in the end decided to use Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act. 975 more words

Talking About Death & Dying

Senators say they have support for physician-assisted suicide bill

A new assisted-suicide bill presented in the Senate proposes that suffering people who decide to end their lives with a doctor’s help must wait two weeks to do so, and that the physicians involved will not be held criminally liable for their actions. 694 more words


Ringing the Bell of Justice

Recently one of my daughters has become very enamored of a particular story in one of her books. She asks me to read it several times in a row, several times a day, … 1,547 more words

JoJo Series, Episode 2-2, How to die in Oregon P2

Definition of Dignity

What is Dignity?

Can suicide be dignified?

Podcast here

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