Skip to comments.Evolutionary Biologist Now Wants Doctors to Kill Suicidal Depressed People
Posted on 08/09/2017 11:53:28 AM PDT by Heartlander
Darwinist Jerry Coyne, who has recently advocated the medical killing of handicapped babies so they wont suffer, has added another class of people to his kill list: people who are depressed.
In response to a doctors suggestion in an article that a patient who was not physically suffering but who was depressed should be offered euthanasia, Coyne writes:
My answer, as was that of another expert discussed in the piece, is yes, but Id offer them antidepressants first
Goodness gracious. Coyne is now advocating euthanasia for depressed people, and make no mistake about it: euthanasia for depression is gaining wider acceptance — the Netherlands is already euthanizing people for depression and other mental health issues. Of course he gives a passing nod to offering anti-depressants first. But if they dont work or the patient doesnt want them, Coyne recommends that the doctor kill the patient, if the patient wants to die.
And what if the doctor doesnt want to kill his patient? Coyne asks:
What about doctors who are uncomfortable helping carry out such a procedure?… My view is that if they are, they must refer the patient to a doctor who can help
Coyne demands that doctors who do not want to kill their patients be forced to refer the suicidal patient to another doctor who is willing to do the killing.
The primary goal of psychiatric care for depression in modern times has been to prevent suicide. Doctors are trained to be alert for signs that a depressed person is planning to take his own life, and are required professionally to intervene — against the patients wishes if necessary — to protect the patients life. Now Coyne and other euthanasia advocates are demanding that doctors help depressed patients to kill themselves.
Note the chain of events: First, we normalize abortion. Then we legalize physician-assisted suicide. Then euthanasia proponents advocate medical killing of handicapped newborns. Now there is serious advocacy (it is actually practiced in some countries) to euthanize depressed people. This is what we have come to. Instead of protecting depressed people from suicide, doctors are now being asked to kill them.
If youre not aghast, youre not paying attention. The death cult is moving fast and gaining a lot of ground. This is not a slippery slope. This is an ice cliff.
this type of story makes me depressed... (ding-dong) oh, someone’s at the door.... aaaarrrggghh!
perhaps he was dictating.
Hmmmm, most NeverTrumpers are depressed.......just sayin’.
Or this bunch ...?
Started here in U.S. based on Darwinian theories. Eliminate the week and those who are parasites on the body of the State.
Of course, after that they extend it to whatever group they want. For Nazis it was Jews, homosexuals, gypsies...
For leftists of our day it’d be climate change deniers, Trump voters, Christians...
Maybe evolutionary biologists should be at the top of the list...they are the ones who recognize what drags on humanity certain people are...and they sure don’t contribute much at all....
The full title of Darwin’s work “On the origin of species” is: “On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life”
The real life Cersei Lannister Hillary Clinton would support this if the depressed people were Republicans.
Could they take out a RINO politician before they do themselves in?
Jerry Coyne sounds awfully depressed.
How ‘bout we get a doctor to kill Jerry Coyne?
If you eliminate the week the days will still be numbered.
If I were an atheist evolutionary biologist, I would too. In fact, I’d say it was long overdue.
If human beings are just an accident of nature, we should off the ones that don’t bring us any value. Duh.
But those of us who accept that we were created and that Jesus came to us to be a sacrifice for our sins that we may inherit eternal life believe that it is a bit more complicated than that.
Sinead O’Connor better scram!
How Nazi of him.
"My only goal is to reassert control over this continent and every person on it."
“For leftists of our day itd be climate change deniers, Trump voters, Christians...”
YES. Get someone who will kill Jerry Coyne ASAP.
I find homicidal doctors depressing.
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