Tag: euthanasia

The Politics of Life and Death or Right and Left?

Michael Gallaugher at Christian Conservative really hit a nerve with this post about Terri Schiavo. I’ve never seen so many comments generated from so little text. Some of the comments really took me by surprise. Not only were commenters ill- or misunformed about Terri’s condition, they also showed a disturbing inability to reason logically. Here’s …

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Life, Death, and God's Sovereignty

Theomorph, our resident atheist, has asked an astute question in a comment to yesterday’s post about Terri Schiavo. "If suicide or murder are wrong because they contravene God’s alleged desires for the course of a life, how can you not apply the same reasoning to technological attempts to extend a life in the face of …

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Terri's Wishes: Another Perspective

Mike Russell of Eternal Perspectives has some interesting views regarding the plight of Terri Schiavo. They’re sort of an examination of conscience particular to this context. Here are some highlights:

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Politicizing Terri

“And those of us who read liberal blogs also know that this grandstanding by the congress is a purely political move designed to appease the religious right and that the legal maneuverings being employed would be anathema to any true small government conservative.” – Hullabaloo Since when does someone have to be a conservative Republican …

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Terri Schiavo's Wishes

"M. SCHIAVO: I won’t give it up. Terri is my life. I’m going to carry out her wishes to the very end. This is what she wanted. It’s not about the Schindlers, it’s not about me, not about Congress, it’s about Terri." …. "KING: Do you understand how [her parents] feel?" "M. SCHIAVO: Yes, I …

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