The world has made
huge progress fighting killer infectious diseases, but as a result we
now lead longer and sicker lives, with health problems that cause us
years of pain, disability and mental distress.
If you are interested look into legal euthanasia."The ancients stressed the voluntary nature of the dying, provided that it was done for the right reasons; for example, to end the suffering of a terminal illness. Indeed, in classical Athens, the city magistrates kept a supply of poison for anyone who wished to die."Michael Manning, MD Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide: Killing or Caring?, 1998See http://euthanasia.procon.org/view.resource.php?resourceID=000130