Don’t kill to save the NHS
(2 minute read) Ben Weller argues that proposals to legalise euthanasia in Scotland in order to ease the financial burden on the National Health Service put the institution above human lives.
A death observed
(2 minute read) As the Scottish parliament debates a proposal which seeks to legalise euthanasia, Ronnie Convery chronicles the death, both ordinary and extraordinary, of a simple Glaswegian woman.
Controlling death: should we recognise our limits?
(5 minute read) As euthanasia is hotly debated in various countries, Bertille Lelong reports on an inter-religious symposium which explored attitudes to dying in different religions.
“I think more about what I can do than my limitations”
(5 minute read) Xavi Argemí is a young man who needs 24/7 attention. He can’t walk or do the normal things other young people do. But he wants the world to know how happy he is.