It always has, and it always will. Today I found January, 1972 edition of Life magazine in my hoard of vintage paper goods, appliances and useless trinkets. One of the headlines read “A profound dilemma: THE RIGHT TO DIE.”
Last week, Tony Nickelson, unable to speak or move below his neck due to lock syndrome, was denied the right to end his life. Consequently, he made the decision to refuse food. He died five days later. We’re still arguing about the same old shite, mate.
Here’s some more news to make your day worse.
Ikea is trying to build an entire town.
Due to the poopy Hell that is bureaucracy, a man who was declared innocent after spending 11 years in jail remains imprisoned two years later — and may be looking at another year.
A traumatizing and deeply disturbing video of In N’ Out cows being tortured at a slaughterhouse has hit the web. The USDA has shut it down in response. At least there’s that.
The valedictorian of an Oklahoma high school has been denied her diploma for using the word “Hell” in her graduation speech. At least she still has her full scholarship to college.