The Incalculables of State-Sanctioned Suicide
In 1997, my mother took her own life, leaving her five children behind. She had her justifications, I presume, as they all do. We were poor, our family life was broken, and the area that we lived in wasn’t the best. In an increasing number of countries, she would have qualified for physician-assisted suicide. In modern day Canada, she may well have been accepted into the Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) program.
What would that mean for those left behind, to be told by government or corporation that our mother was better off dead—not in the eyes of a woman struggling with depression, but in the fiscal lens of the State? The reduction of the value of people to their cost, versus how much tax money they generate, is what the secular world has concluded and enacted.
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It broke my heart to hear of your family's tragedy. One never knows the pain others have experienced. You have emerged from that tragedy with great wisdom for such a young person.
This is such an important topic. One that was, frankly, unimaginable just 40 years ago. I still cannot believe the extent to which it has grown and is accepted.
Thank you for writing about such and important topic.
This is a sad story, but it has a long history going back over a century and the list I know about :-
British - Concentration Camps in the Boer War 1899.
USA and UK- Eugenics 1883 to present day.
Germany - T4 Programme 1939
UK - Liverpool Pathway 2013.
UK - Covid Assisted Death via Midazolam, Morphine, Air incubation 2020 to present day.
Canada- Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) 2021 in current use.
and lastly ALL the Covid injections to reduce the population.