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3 of 4 Belgians support child euthanasia with no age limit
« on: December 14, 2013, 07:17:32 AM »
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Re: 3 of 4 Belgians support child euthanasia with no age limit
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2013, 09:17:27 AM »
If my dad were a cat, we would have put him to sleep long ago. And not once would we have looked back and thought too soon.

I ask my children if they would treat me the same when they say I should put my antique cat down.  See, she's 24 years old, no teeth, had a stroke a couple of months ago and is now blind and deaf.  She relies on me for comfort and protection and has provided comfort for me since I lost my wife.  That in itself is pretty strange since I was a dog person my entire life.

I did the hospice routine with my father in law, my mother,  my wife, and will care for this animal until she takes her last breath.    I have no use for those that do otherwise and would gladly aid their trip to the hereafter if their actions are done in my presence.

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Re: 3 of 4 Belgians support child euthanasia with no age limit
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2013, 09:38:37 AM »
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If my dad were a cat, we would have put him to sleep long ago. And not once would we have looked back and thought too soon.
He's not a cat. He's a human being. Does that signify nothing to this woman?
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Re: 3 of 4 Belgians support child euthanasia with no age limit
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2013, 09:54:33 AM »
He's not a cat. He's a human being. Does that signify nothing to this woman?

Man.

Scott Adams has some fairly odd views about people, famously equating women with children or the mentally handicapped.
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Re: 3 of 4 Belgians support child euthanasia with no age limit
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2013, 01:28:42 PM »
Man.

Scott Adams has some fairly odd views about people, famously equating women with children or the mentally handicapped.
Sorry. I thought the quote was from Nicole Bailey; missed the reference to Scott Adams.
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Re: 3 of 4 Belgians support child euthanasia with no age limit
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2013, 01:34:10 PM »
Sorry. I thought the quote was from Nicole Bailey; missed the reference to Scott Adams.

Easy done - it wasn't written very clearly. Townhall gets some good articles, the odd scoop and digs into stories like mad, but I really wish they would get one decent editor!

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Re: 3 of 4 Belgians support child euthanasia with no age limit
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2013, 03:44:00 PM »
This is really more about social decay and the degeneration of morality.  It's about mankind setting themselves up as gods to pick and choose who lives or dies; the same kind of thing Obamacare has with death panels.
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Re: 3 of 4 Belgians support child euthanasia with no age limit
« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2013, 03:58:56 PM »
Clearly the Nazis were just 70 years ahead of their time.
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Re: 3 of 4 Belgians support child euthanasia with no age limit
« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2013, 03:23:34 AM »
Clearly the Nazis were just 70 years ahead of their time.

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Re: 3 of 4 Belgians support child euthanasia with no age limit
« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2013, 03:24:59 AM »
Clearly the Nazis were just 70 years ahead of their time.

However, Nazi theory and practice are alive and well in the muslim brotherhood which was started to support Hitler.
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Re: 3 of 4 Belgians support child euthanasia with no age limit
« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2013, 11:57:16 AM »
There is a huge difference between letting someone like an almost-dead 86 year-old pass away in his sleep, having removed aggressive modern life support systems and providing instead aggressive palliative (i.e., pain management) care that carries a significant risk of adverse consequences leading to death, and affirmatively allowing euthanasia, which is the intentional killing of another human being.  Letting nature take its course is far, far different than forcing nature to take that course faster than it's supposed to.

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Re: 3 of 4 Belgians support child euthanasia with no age limit
« Reply #11 on: December 15, 2013, 07:54:50 PM »
There is a huge difference between letting someone like an almost-dead 86 year-old pass away in his sleep, having removed aggressive modern life support systems and providing instead aggressive palliative (i.e., pain management) care that carries a significant risk of adverse consequences leading to death, and affirmatively allowing euthanasia, which is the intentional killing of another human being.  Letting nature take its course is far, far different than forcing nature to take that course faster than it's supposed to.
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Re: 3 of 4 Belgians support child euthanasia with no age limit
« Reply #12 on: December 16, 2013, 05:15:56 PM »
  Letting nature take its course is far, far different than forcing nature to take that course faster than it's supposed to.

It isn't a problem if you have set yourself up as a god since nature is under your control. 
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Re: 3 of 4 Belgians support child euthanasia with no age limit
« Reply #13 on: December 16, 2013, 10:27:39 PM »
It isn't a problem if you have set yourself up as a god since nature is under your control. 

You still have the Emperor's-New-Clothes problem:  just 'cause you say it's so don't make it so.

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Re: 3 of 4 Belgians support child euthanasia with no age limit
« Reply #14 on: December 17, 2013, 04:35:02 AM »
affirmatively allowing euthanasia, which is the intentional killing of another human being.

It seems to me that at some point this becomes a key issue.  Seeing how these issues tend to move to the "progressive" side, it is likely terms like euthanasia will cease to exist as "child abortion" morphs into an all encompassing law for getting rid of "undesirables."  Strange how the abortion of children with no age limit is acceptable but executing certain felons isn't.  I can see the government taking this to extremes to make a figurative "Aryan race."
"Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim tribute to patriotism who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness -- these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens. . . . reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principles."
George Washington

"Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become more corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters."
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