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Monthly Archive for March, 2021

Canada has expanded the scope of its laws on medically assisted death to include people whose demise is not foreseeable and opened the door for the mentally ill to have the procedure. The law, given royal assent on Wednesday, revamps assisted death in Canada and comes as assisted suicide is legalised in Spain, fulfilling a […]

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Book Notice THE INEVITABLE:  Dispatches on the Right to Die By Katie Engelhart    St. Martin’s Press  3/2021 I’ve read every non-academic book on the right to die in the last 40 years and the scope of this new one comes as a pleasant change:  in-depth, international, doctor-probing, and examining certain people who want accelerated death […]

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Author error in new movie “Nomadland” (Golden Globe winner) CORRECTION re the book ‘Final Exit’ Beginning at the 37-minute mark of this fine movie, the protagonist is having one of many “slice of life”-type conversations with a new friend who suddenly appears to be sick. The new friend explains that she had small-cell lung cancer, […]

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