Killing the Sick and the Elderly

Euthanasia is a long, smooth-sounding word, and it conceals its danger as long, smooth words do, but the danger is there, nevertheless. ~ Pearl S. Buck Condemned German: “But we didn’t think it would go that far.” American judge: “It went that far the very first time you condemned an innocent human being.” ~ Conversation in the American motion picture Judgment at Nuremburg. “From the Soviet gulag to the Nazi concentration camps and the killing fields of Cambodia, history teaches that granting the state legal authority to kill innocent individuals has dreadful consequences.” ~ Pete Du Pont, former Delaware governor Passive Euthanasia My dear mother died on July 19, 1994. She had … Continue reading Killing the Sick and the Elderly