Category Archives: Voluntary Euthanasia

Voluntary exsanguination

There’s been a lot of heartbreak and hostility in recent years over the issue of voluntary euthanasia, which remains illegal in New Zealand—for now. Euthanasia activism began in New Zealand in 1978 when some secular humanists formed the Auckland Voluntary … Continue reading

Posted in ACT, Execration, Keeping It Real, Labour Party, National Party, Voluntary Euthanasia, Winston Peters | 5 Comments

Make them suffer

Blogger and voluntary euthanasia campaigner Mark Hubbard’s latest post is mercifully brief, just like a painful death from a terminal illness should be. Letter to Editor: Euthanasia Does Not Devalue Lives of Disabled According to Ken Joblin, Press 12 March, … Continue reading

Posted in Cannibal Corpse, Luke, Mark II, Psalms, Voluntary Euthanasia | 15 Comments

RIP Brittany Maynard

Jesus said they’ll know Christians by our love Do not judge or you will be judged Holier than though, have you never sinned? The Bible says all men have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God. Jesus came … Continue reading

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Euthanasia (Part 4)

My fellow bloggers have blogged their perspectives about euthanasia so it seems fair that I should too. The term euthanasia covers several situations:- 1) Killing oneself. 2) Another person killing himself. 3) You helping someone kill himself. 4) You killing … Continue reading

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God’s gift to the terminally ill

A picture is worth a thousand words. Here’s a Biblical argument for euthanasing the terminally ill. The argument relies on a couple of reasonable assumptions which I now make explicit. And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb … Continue reading

Posted in ALCP, Cannabis, Genesis, Matthew, Voluntary Euthanasia | 9 Comments

The Sanctity of Life

It’s not wrong to kill people if the killing is justified (this is a necessarily true statement). Killing people in war is justified, killing people in self defense is justified… even killing people that deserve death is justified. Eye for … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Justice, Voluntary Euthanasia | 32 Comments

Jumping up and down and running about in circles

There’s a common perception (well expressed by one of our regular contributors here and here, for example) that jumping up and down and running about in circles is all that libertarians (when they’re not asleep) ever do, especially at conferences. … Continue reading

Posted in ACT, ALCP, Ayn Rand, Constitution, Democracy, Freedom, Hope, Keep it Metal!, Libertarianz, Six Reasons to Kill, Voluntary Euthanasia | Leave a comment

Painkiller

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Suicide Machine

Controlling their lives Deciding when and how they will die A victim of someone else’s choice The ones who suffer have no voice Manipulating destiny When it comes to living, no one seems to care But when it comes to … Continue reading

Posted in Death, Keep it Metal!, Tyranny, Voluntary Euthanasia | 5 Comments

More Orr

In my post on Monday last week I featured Mark Hubbard’s letter to the editor of The Press re Ken Orr of Right to Life re voluntary euthanasia. This was Ken Orr’s reply. In reply to Mark Hubbard, we don’t … Continue reading

Posted in Death, Keep it Metal!, Mark II, Voluntary Euthanasia | 2 Comments