Why aren't disabled people who can't work euthanised?

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Re: Why aren't disabled people who can't work euthanised?

#261  Postby tolman » Mar 31, 2012 2:45 pm

Panderos wrote:Not necessarily a concious worry, just a calculation the brain does in the background that causes you to rally against such a policy, even if such revulsion is not easy to rationalise. Perhaps why certain white societies didn't have a problem with black slaves for a time?

Or why people in all kinds of societies felt happy with slaves/unpaid servants who were from any 'other' group, whether that's a particularly different race, a neighbouring race ('Aryans' vs 'Slavs'), 'foreigners' of the same effective 'race' whether from a different country or a different village, prisoners of war, people from a lower class or caste, or a different gender.

In that sense, being black isn't actually anything special, but simply one of the more obvious visual differences.
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Re: Why aren't disabled people who can't work euthanised?

#262  Postby Panderos » Mar 31, 2012 3:22 pm

^ Yes :)
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Re: Why aren't disabled people who can't work euthanised?

#263  Postby THWOTH » Mar 31, 2012 7:35 pm

Panderos wrote:Paging @cjoe1994 ...

Indeed. :coffee:
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Re: Why aren't disabled people who can't work euthanised?

#264  Postby SpeedOfSound » Mar 31, 2012 11:12 pm

Wouldn't it free up a lot of parking spaces though?
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Re: Why aren't disabled people who can't work euthanised?

#265  Postby THWOTH » Apr 01, 2012 12:19 am

:lol:
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