Tag: Mercy Killing


GUZAARISH: Death is off the menu Movies

“What’s the point of living such a life,” remarked the one who went to the movie with me. “What’s the point of living any life?” I queried. And I wonder if that sums it up. Either no life is worth living, or every single one is. And, interestingly, no matter which one of the two ways you look at it, life gets a thick edge...

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Passive Euthanasia: Judicial Spot-Running? Law

Passive Euthanasia is not ‘active’ or ‘positive’ killing. And Passive Euthanasia is morally superior than, say, ‘Active Euthanasia’. These are the two fundamental assumptions on which the recent Supreme Court judgment builds its tacit approval of a conditional ‘inactively executed medical termination of life’, which might sound like – and might also be – a contradiction in terms. So, is ‘letting die’ better than ‘killing’?...

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