Dying Like a Dog

Harvey, Nancy
April 1995
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr1995, Issue 52, p28
Compares the practice of taking away food and water from a terminal patient to a pet owner who abandoned and left his dog to die of starvation and dehydration. Symposium which recommended starvation and dehydration for certain terminal patients and those in a persistent vegetative state; People who recommend starvation and dehydration; Reason for the fear of a technological bad death; Ideas for fighting the euthanasia movement.


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