Canadian Disabled Woman Opts for Euthanasia Because She Can’t Get Timely Assistance

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I am hearing about this kind of abandonment much more often since Canada loosened its euthanasia eligibility requirements. Source
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Peter Singer Compares Abortion to Turning Off a Computer

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Singer first claims that should an AI ever become “sentient,” turning it off would be akin to killing a being with the highest moral value. Source
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Euthanasia’s Cultural Collateral Damage: Less Respect for Human Life

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Canada has fallen off the euthanasia moral cliff by allowing broad categories of people to be killed by doctors as a means of ending “suffering.” Source
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The Fear of Suffering Is Driving Us Crazy

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Our suffering phobia has triggered a harmful societal neurosis that has both subverted human exceptionalism and undermined societal common sense. Source
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Are Transplant Doctors Causing Brain Death?

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A new and highly problematic means of obtaining organs is pushing the boundaries of the “dead donor rule." Source
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“Anything Goes” Reproduction Gathers Steam

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Medicine isn’t just about curing illness anymore. It is also a resource facilitating lifestyle enablement and the fulfillment of subjective personal desires. Source
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Pro-Abortion Absolutism and Its Consequences

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Abortion absolutism is a radical departure from the once well-accepted idea that nascent human beings — at least at some level — deserve respect and protection. Source
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