The One Certainty
How to Plan Better for Death
show comments
  • ShadrachSmith

    Who grows up wanting to be on a Death Panel? Even a strictly advisory Death Panel is still not a dream job.

    • Fat_Man

      Hint: they belong to ISIS.

  • qet

    The last paragraph states the truth of the matter. Death and dying–at least in the normal course–are not matters for public policy or public accountancy. The attempt by modern secularists (people who believe that faith, religion, metaphysics have no place in public life) to substitute financial calculations for faith and metaphysics as the ethical underpinning of our practices towards the dead and the dying is repugnant even to confirmed agnostics like myself.

  • Tempus Fugit

    …one of the grandest lies that we Americans have been taught in our schools, is that the founding fathers were “CHRISTIAN”! LIES, LIES & more LIES! The founding fathers were NOT Christians!…at least not the more prolific ones!
    “Jesus Christ and the twelve apostles are a parody of the Sun God and the twelve signs of the Zodiac” “THE RELIGIOUS COMPILATIONS OF THOMAS PAINE”
    … other words……….Jesus NEVER existed!

    • Fred

      Since it is both pointless and impossible to argue with someone of your obvious combination of ignorance and dogmatism, I won’t even try. I will, however, point out that it is off topic. If it is helpful, there are many blogs that cater to gnu atheist fundamentalists. Jerry Coyne’s comes to mind. I suggest relocating your ranting to one of those blogs more congenial to it.

  • DiogenesDespairs

    Medicare “tinkering” with end-of-life reimbursements. Does anyone realize how short a step that is to “You’re too old; no more insulin for you.” And then to a Medicare Lois Lerner “Oh, you’re a registered (fill in name of party here); NOTHING AT ALL FOR YOU!”

© The American Interest LLC 2005-2017 About Us Masthead Submissions Advertise Customer Service
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.