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Catholicism | Death | dissenters | Euthanasia

The Legacy of Hans Küng

Remembering a theologian who was unafraid of rocking the boat

April 19, 2021

Euthanasia | dignity | human dignity | Rituals | Spirituality

Euthanasia, Dignity, and “Spirituality Lite”

Those (of us) who value the ethical but are not ethicists have good reason to pay attention to those philosophers, theologians, and, yes, ethicists, whose vocation it is to deal with values, whether these have to do with ordinary problems and dilemma...

July 10, 2017

India | Indian bioethics | Euthanasia | Hinduism | palliative care | karmic cycle | Brahmin | Dharma Shastra | Mahatma Gandhi | Vinoba Bhave | Jainism

The Bioethics of Euthanasia in India: Past and Present

The Los Angeles Times carried an article (January 2013) on the elderly citizens of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, who, perhaps ailing and suffering from debilitating pain, are being quietly sent off to their deaths, often with the use of a ...

December 18, 2014