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The compassion of the welfare state…

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… on display in Japan:

Taro Aso, the finance minister, said on Monday that the elderly should be allowed to “hurry up and die” to relieve pressure on the state to pay for their medical care.

And no, it isn’t any better in context, in which is opines that the old should feel guilty for being alive.

Not that we are above such things here:

“why not just let these health sinners die prematurely from their unhealthy habits?”

As Bookworm says, “When it comes to end of life decisions, the state does not love you

Written by BornLib

January 23, 2013 at 5:56 pm

Posted in Liberalism

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