Study Questions for The Suicide Tourist

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3/39/11 Suicide Tourist 1. How does Craig liken his decision to migrating to another country? Feels the same way as immigrants to America might have felt in the 19 th century: can’t say where he’s been and embark to another place in which I have herd only rumors: Switzerland 2. What seemed to precipitate his decision? He saw himself deteriorating, like an empty shelf 3. How did his view of himself change? Like an empty shelf 4. How did Mary and Craig’s religious beliefs differ? Mary was an Irish catholic. Craig was an Agnostic 5. What was the objective Dignitas? Craig started to feel weak and received diagnosis soon after, looked into Physician suicide. Dignitas was most active assisted suicide place 6. Was Craig tired of living? No, not tired of living. He was tired of the disease: ALS: his specifically concerned total paralysis 7. Why did he not wait for a peaceful death? He could not have a peaceful death: It could look like he is, but what’s happening on the inside could be suffering. 8.
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This note was uploaded on 08/24/2011 for the course UGS 303 taught by Professor Foster during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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