Friday, April 3, 2009

A Doctor Writes

Idle Speculations carries a letter published in The Times of London penned by Baroness Findlay, a member of the House of Lords and a professor. However, she writes the letter from the perspective of a doctor commenting 'from the coal face' about assisted suicide.

Assisted suicide is fine in a perfect world. We don't live (or die) in one

A doctor's job is to treat the sick and relieve pain. That cannot be squared with helping the terminally ill to end their lives