Euthanasia

Societal Death Anxiety in 2016 and Book Launch of It’s Not That Simple: Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Today

On MARCH 10 2016, the Hospice of Windsor & Essex County hosted
 
Societal Death Anxiety in 2016 and Book Launch of It’s Not That Simple: Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Today by Professors Jean Echlin RN, MScN and Ian Gentles PhD, FRHS
 
Presented by Jean Echlin, RN, MScN OTN Event #52892362http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=52892362
 
This event was a great success, thank you to all who attended. To view the video from this talk visit: http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=52892362
 
 
 
 

Popular Delusions and the Madness of Euthanasia Part 2/ Part 5

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Annual Public Lecture with Dr Will Johnston on Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Euthanasia

Popular Delusions and the Madness of Euthanasia

On Sunday November 1st, 2015 the deVeber Institute hosted its annual public lecture. Our key-note speaker Dr. Will Johnston spoke on "Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Euthanasia". The Institute also launched the new book It's Not That Simple: Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Today.

 

It's Not That Simple in the News!

On June 1st, Andrew Coyne's article "Finger points of consent missing in assisted suicide bill" appeared in the National Post. In this article, Andrew comments on the pivotal role that consent and autonomy play in the debate on assisted suicide. He uses It's Not That Simple to support his argument that consent is not always present in countries with legalized euthanasia or assisted suicide and that the proposed safeguards will not be sufficient to protect vulnerable people. With a firm grasp on the arguments used to support assisted suicide, Andrew says: