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Topic: Review

Hastened Death Preparations: A New/Old Means for Providing a Healthy and Peaceful Death

A Book Review of T. Quill et al, Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking: A Compassionate, Widely Available Option for Hastening Death (2021)

Thanks to medicine, nutrition, sanitation, good government, trade, and peace, human life expectancy has grown longer. But, we all die. For most of human history, life expectancy was about 30 years and people died of accidents primarily.

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