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Before Euthanasia is Legalized, We Must Make Sure It Won't Be Exploited

Image  by Darko Stojanovic

Australia is one step closer to having euthanasia legalized, after Victoria became the first state to pass euthanasia legislation in its parliamentary Lower House. 691 more words

Politics

Passage à l’acte

One of the images that has stayed with me from the Barcelona terror attack is that of the young terrorist who is shot by the Spanish policeman in Cambrils south of the city in the early hours of Friday morning, who gets back on his feet and taunts the policeman and bystanders whilst striding around with a false explosive belt on before being shot to the ground. 273 more words

JACQUES LACAN

Ian Brady finally dies but is it years too late? Is life in prison enough?

One half of the demonic duo infamous for the barbaric Moors Murder rampage targeting children in the 1960s was pronounced dead at the age of 79 years old yesterday; 69 years older than the age of his youngest victim. 2,170 more words

Current Affairs

Medical murder in fact and fiction

Having one of my medically themed crime novels entered for this year’s Ngaio Marsh Award has led me to reflect on the topic of murder in healthcare settings. 543 more words

Medicine And Health