A Fighting Spirit Won’t Save Your Life

 
 
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QueueNut
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03 February 2011 20:15
 

I propose the following article as a worthwhile read about the ethics of attitude when faced with grim medical prognoses and options.  An excellent Op-Ed piece by Richard Sloan, sound in its evidence and reason.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/25/opinion/25sloan.html?src=me&ref=general

At the end of life, many of us grasp for that which we hope brings hope and some modicum of mental comfort, however small, if not illusory.  I will not blame my fellow man and woman for their choice in this.

Still, this will not be my way.


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