Monday, 17 November 2008


As a libertarian and someone who has, in some dark teenage moments, attempted suicide I have a lot of sympathy for those who wish to end their lives in dignity. But I also now find the concept disgusting. I would never ask for a law to ban the practice but I'd certainly counsel friends against it.

The current article on the BBC News Magazine site is deeply touching; a letter from a disabled lady to a disabled man who is contemplating taking his own life.

Take a read and share your thoughts.

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