Unformatted text preview: New options make it impossible to have status quo without choosing it A party invitation that you don’t want A right to die takes away the option of staying alive by default. You now have pressure to die and you are no longer able to live the status quo. Your perceived options have changed, and so staying alive is a choice that must be justified DEATH AS AN OPTION GIVES YOU NEW REASONS FOR DYING If you don’t ordinarily see death as an option, a right to die may make you start to see it as a Responsibility We as a society, should say that that gift will not be accepted What should the policy be? No policy at all – failure to enforce rules prohibiting it, or no rules at all...
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- Spring '07
- status quo, Live Aid, Live 8, Francis Rossi, Alan Lancaster