Is euthanasia really the best way to alleviate the suffering of those dealing with serious mental illness?
Hello, and welcome to Human Exceptionalism. Assisted suicide proponents always promise that facilitated death will be offered solely and strictly to the mentally competent, but once a society accepts the premise of euthanasia, that it is acceptable to eliminate suffering by eliminating the sufferer, there is no way to restrict the putative right to die to the mentally healthy. Think about it. Mental illness often causes greater anguish than…