Euthanasia for the Insane?

Dalrymple finds an important concession in an article in the Lancet:

The importantly revealing statement in the article about the extension to children in Belgium of the right to euthanasia was that suffering caused by psychiatric disorder was excluded as grounds for it (as it was excluded also for adults). This is very revealing because it is an implicit recognition of the truth of what is elsewhere often denied: namely that there is a fundamental difference between physical and psychiatric disease.

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