Category Archives: ethics

Lisa Blumberg: What Principles Should Govern Charlie Gard’s Case?

The Charlie Gard case concerns a young British child with a very rare genetic condition that has currently left him unable to move, breathe or eat on his own. His parents wanted to take him to the United States for experimental treatment but his London doctors, believing he has suffered enough, wanted to turn off … Continue reading Lisa Blumberg: What Principles Should Govern Charlie Gard’s Case?

Final Exit Network Members Passing Off “Boilerplate” Op-eds As Original Work?

The possibility that members of the Final Exit Network are passing off boilerplate op-eds as original work may seem trivial. After all, this is a group of people whose “hobby” – like bridge (see below for an explanation) – is to plan and preside over the deaths of multiple strangers. In spite of this (to … Continue reading Final Exit Network Members Passing Off “Boilerplate” Op-eds As Original Work?