On Dying with Dignity



"There's no such thing. Our bodies break down, sometimes when we're 90, sometimes before we're even born -- but it always happens and there's never any dignity in it. I don't care if you can walk, see, wipe your own ass -- it's always ugly, always. You can live with dignity, but you can't die with it."

-- House, M.D.

Sometimes you can't live with it either. I doubt anyone who claims they can figure out exactly how "dignity" applies to the Terri Schiavo case, regardless of what side they are on. Let's hope she can at least have a decent memorial amidst the circus her case has become.

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So now we are to take our

So now we are to take our guidence, moral and intellectual, from a quote in a televison series.

Okay, I prefer Mr. Ed: "A horse is a horse, of course, of course."

Give me a break.

Amen to that. I'm going to

Amen to that. I'm going to live forever or die trying.

Code v code: instead of all

Code v code: instead of all this litigating, wouldn't it be cheaper to freeze her at alcor?

Actually, if you want impact

Actually, if you want impact on your core beliefs, I highly recommend Buffy - love and love lost, the nature of evil, the possibility of redemption, making our way through life and its imperfections - it's all there.

I watched Mr. Ed when I was

I watched Mr. Ed when I was twelve.

Do you know where I can obtain a full transcripts of "House" so that I can read same and consider their impact on my core beliefs?

Of course, American Idol remains a priority.

House is definitely better

House is definitely better than Mr. Ed. :beatnik: