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Old 13th November 2012, 02:33 PM
Ron Conte Ron Conte is offline
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Default The Vegetative State

secular society thinks that it is moral and should be legal to kill a patient "in a vegetative state" by withholding food and water -- basically starving or dehydrating the person to death.

This recent scientific study
http://gizmodo.com/5960074/doctors-t...gh-brain-scans
showed that a patient who has been in a vegetative state for 10 years is conscious, aware, and can answer question. He knows who he is and where he is. He is still a human person, not rightly comparable to a vegetable.
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Old 13th November 2012, 03:27 PM
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Default Ironic indeed

It is ironic that those who think that it should be ok to let a person in a vegetative state die are themselves, intellectually and morally, in a vegetative state and are probably less aware of what is right and wrong than the one in the bed at the hospital!
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Old 13th November 2012, 04:41 PM
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It is ironic that those who think that it should be ok to let a person in a vegetative state die are themselves, intellectually and morally, in a vegetative state and are probably less aware of what is right and wrong than the one in the bed at the hospital!

Yes, indeed.

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{8:23} And taking the blind man by the hand, He led him beyond the village. And putting spit on his eyes, laying his hands on him, he asked him if he could see anything.
{8:24} And looking up, he said, I see men but they are like walking trees.
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