LOL, Tom! Seriously, When I think about the idea of death being wrong, it
seems really bizarre. Why the hell would I want to stay here longer than is
necessary or comfortable? I have the same kind of anecdotal experience
you have, but I have something to kick myself for. My gramma saved up her
dilaudid for about 10 days or so and handed them to me to hide, while
she was in the hospital dying of cancer. When it came time for me to
give them back to her, I didn't, and that's the biggest thing that I
still have to forgive myself for.
On Tue, 20 Feb 2001, Tom WSMF wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Feb 2001, Lisa Dusseault wrote:
> --]What you've just said is, everybody who died of breast cancer, prostate
> --]cancer or leukemia, died the WRONG WAY. There's no right way to die and for
> --]you to suggest otherwise is a slap in the face to anyone who's lost someone
> --]they loved to cancer.
> Dying of cancer is about as wrong a death as I can ever think of, ok toss
> in Aids and all the other medical wonders that leave you lying in a bed
> while your being devoured by yourself.
> I watched way to many freinds and family memebers go out this way. Most of
> them would probably have wanted the option to go out in a manner of thier
> making, heck I know one who did. My grandad wasnt allowed that option, he
> got to sit in bed for three years and rot from all the cancer he grew.
> I was only about 10 at the time. Had I been able I would have taken him
> down to the bar to die doing waht he loved, drinking , hanging out with
> his buds and telling some cool stories. BUt no, the grown ups had
> apperences to keep up and some warped sense of duty. Lot of good it did
> I didnt weep for his dying, I wept for the years of pain he endured.
> Mr Race Car driver went out doing what he loved doing. YEs he had
> potential years left to him, yes death in general is wrong and death
> from driving a car in circle really fast whith lots of other cars bumping
> into you while thousands off fans cheer you on is even more wronger, but
> dying in a manner not of your choice in pain and suffering across years
> tearing apart the souls of the ones you love is just about as wrongest as
> i can think.
> IN the end though all death is wrong and we should do everything in our
> power to outlaw this vile act. Write your congressperson now.
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