Time to end battle against sense, mercy

By Ron Elisha
December 8 2017 - 8:00am
Time to end battle against sense, mercy
Time to end battle against sense, mercy

Were we deemed to be at war, these would be condemned as war crimes, and I, as a medical practitioner, held accountable. And yet, though no word of it has reached our headlines, we are at war – a battle between what we know to be good and right and humane and decent, on the one hand, and the implacable, intractable juggernaut of religious dogma on the other. Dogma that insists – in the face of all the screaming evidence to the contrary – that life, no matter what its circumstances, is invariably preferable to its absence.

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