Here is an excellent column by Mark Alexader making similar points to the one I made in yesterday’s post. He concludes with this quote
"The measure of a society is how they treat
the least of us," says Kate Adamson, a former "vegetative state"
patient who reports that the eight-day removal of her feeding tube caused her
excruciating pain. "Life is sacred or meaningless," she says.
"There is nothing in between."