Covid and euthanasia of the elderly

Dystopian Literature often focuses on the concept that elderly people in an ordered authoritarian society will be required to accept that a day will come when they must lay down their lives. [1]For example, in “The Fixed Period” by Trollope, the inhabitants of Britannica near New Zealand legislate that at 67 years old, citizens shouldContinue reading “Covid and euthanasia of the elderly”

Our vulnerable Heroes

There has been a lot of talk about how we protect the most vulnerable in our society through a lockdown.  On the one hand, some people have argued that the strict lockdown measures and shielding guidance is in the best interests of the most vulnerable. On the other hand, others have suggested that we simplyContinue reading “Our vulnerable Heroes”