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FEMINISM, AGEING, AND FILMS

It is bizarre at the age of 81 to have a feeling of deja vu about the experience of seeing a film. And this is the only way I can explain my profound distaste of… 649 more words

Ageing

On DVD 8/30: Valuing the Moment in “Me Before You”

Life can change unexpectedly, as the leads of “Me Before You” discover during the film’s opening minutes. Successful businessman Will Traynor (Sam Claflin), busy on his phone while crossing the street, is hit by a motorcycle. 414 more words

4 Star Film- Well Made

Judge says go ahead, kill yourself, won't suspend California’s right-to-die law

Go ahead, kill yourself…you’ve got the law on your side.

California’s right-to-die law for terminally ill adults remained in effect Friday after a judge rejected a group of doctors arguments that patients could be coerced to end their lives. 145 more words

Sacramento Update

Calif. Judge Refuses To Suspend Assisted Death Law

SAN DIEGO (AP) – A California judge on Friday rejected a request by physicians to immediately suspend a new state law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives. 269 more words

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Judge Refuses To Suspend California's Assisted Death Law

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California judge on Friday rejected a request by physicians to immediately suspend a new state law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives. 286 more words

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There's nothing good about forcing me to live to suffer. You should have killed me but there's nothing good in you.

The “you should have killed me” phrase is one I often find myself thinking. I also often think that forcing a suicidal individual to live against their will is a travesty which worsens the real tragedy in suicide: the unstoppable and unbearable personal suffering. 165 more words