The euthanasia machine has once again become activated, following the “compassionate” murder of a woman with advanced stage Alzheimer’s. However, wanting to broaden the law to give advanced consent to suicide – through an advance directive – raises many ethical and moral questions.
What is the status of people with dementia such as Alzheimer’s? Are we talking about a subcategory of human beings that could be eliminated if their “old self” asked for it? Are there categories of “unworthy” people?
There is still ...