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World To Watch Assisted Suicide Live On Internet
Radar Online ^
| July 28, 2011
Posted on 07/28/2011 3:57:00 PM PDT by Pinkbell
Jack Kevorkian might be gone, but his spirit lives on -- well, maybe living isn't the best way to put it...
For the first time ever, this Friday night, a website will run a live broadcast of a terminally ill man ending his life in a case of assisted suicide.
Nikolai Ivanisovich, 62, is terminally ill with brain cancer. He will die before cameras and a worldwide audience at a clinic in Switzerland, with the use of lethal injection administered by a physician.
The filming of his death will be broadcast on BattleCam.com, a 24/7 Reality TV website where live events are regularly cast to a wide range of audiences. The site is run by billionaire businessman Alki David, who purchased the exclusive rights to broadcast the process.
"I am grateful to Mr. David and his team for making this possible," Ivanisovich told Russia Today. "My family will be able to live in prosperity after I pass. May God bless Mr. David for his kindness and generosity.
"Projecting the moral questions that will arise from this event, I would like to add that I find nothing wrong with this at all.
Death is a fact of life... many governments throughout the western world, including Switzerland, Belgium and Luxembourg, recognize the importance the right to each individual's right to end their life, free of terminal pain."
(Excerpt) Read more at radaronline.com ...
TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: assistedsuicide; euthanasia; moralabsolutes; prolife
I don't know what is more despicable to me. "Assisting" someone in killing themselves or finding entertainment in watching it.
posted on 07/28/2011 3:57:06 PM PDT
To: wagglebee; little jeremiah; narses
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posted on 07/28/2011 3:58:04 PM PDT
I’ve seen enough people die, no thanks.
posted on 07/28/2011 3:59:49 PM PDT
( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
This should be an interesting thread.
posted on 07/28/2011 4:03:08 PM PDT
by Winstons Julia
(when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
World To Watch Assisted Suicide Live On Internet
That will be the world minus me...
posted on 07/28/2011 4:04:20 PM PDT
(Obama rolled up his sleeves...and cut 2 strokes off his golf score.)
This man can die without me in the audience. I refuse to dishonor him by watching. I despise voyeurs.
posted on 07/28/2011 4:05:20 PM PDT
by Clara Lou
Great, not only is he an exhibitionist, he’s got a death fetish.
posted on 07/28/2011 4:09:03 PM PDT
(You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
I think that some things should be private. One of them is death moments. I believe that self-euthanasia is a deeply private choice which should be allowed, but should not be an opportunity for exhibitionist behavior. I won’t be watching.
This is ridiculous. aAt least public depictions of death should occur in the local arena, with sword fights between comvicts. Just imagine death lovers once again comes the murmillos, the retiarius a thraex or two, the roar of the crowd! Good Lord! None of this swallowing or injecting chemicals with a simple expiration but a real death before millions!
posted on 07/28/2011 4:20:49 PM PDT
by AEMILIUS PAULUS
(It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
No thanks, I've seen the ending of this movie before.
posted on 07/28/2011 4:36:38 PM PDT
( I would rather have Incitatus then the asses that are in congress today.)
posted on 07/28/2011 4:46:28 PM PDT
(Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
Well the Nazi’s did pretty much the same thing to justify their Euthanasia Program. 1941, “I ACCUSE”
Europe sure loves those Nazi programs don’t they.
posted on 07/28/2011 4:52:31 PM PDT
To: Pinkbell; 185JHP; 230FMJ; AKA Elena; Albion Wilde; Aleighanne; Alexander Rubin; Amos the Prophet; ..
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Barbarity gussied up with modern technology is nothing more than primitive barbarity. Words fail me.
posted on 07/28/2011 5:17:37 PM PDT
by little jeremiah
(Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
What? Youtube wasn’t interested?
posted on 07/28/2011 6:09:37 PM PDT
by HiTech RedNeck
(There's gonna be a Redneck Revolution!)
Surely this is the end times..
posted on 07/28/2011 6:12:54 PM PDT
(TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
Kind of doubt it..
Not really aligned to this particular article, but none the less..Humans offing themselves in front of other humans isn't exactly a recent thing.
Well, this is not even particularly new.
In 1987 Budd Dwyer
called up a press conference after being found guilty in a certain corruption mess. The videoclip
(Warning: Graphic!) from that conference remains a trailblazer. Of sorts.
Note: R. Budd Dwyer was a Republican. We will not lower ourselves to playing "guess the party"-game.
posted on 07/29/2011 7:27:15 AM PDT
(Just an opinion from atheist, minarchist and small-l libertarian.)
posted on 07/31/2011 12:02:16 PM PDT
("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
"I am grateful to Mr. David and his team for making this possible," Ivanisovich told Russia Today. "My family will be able to live in prosperity after I pass."
What's the price of a soul?
posted on 07/31/2011 4:00:26 PM PDT
(Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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