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Organized Obfuscation Advocacy for Physician-Assisted Suicide

The last of a set of four essays.

An ancient but evergreen practice with controversial political and ethical issues is to manipulate ideas and language, spinning them to serve one’s ends. My example will be the current physician-assisted suicide debate, now being played out with a ballot initiative in the state of Washington.

The last of a set of four essays.

An ancient but evergreen practice with controversial political and ethical issues is to manipulate ideas and language, spinning them to serve one’s ends. My example will be the current physician-assisted suicide debate, now being played out with a ballot initiative in the state of Washington.

Daniel Callahan, "Organized Obfuscation: Advocacy for Physician-Assisted Suicide," Hastings Center Report 38, no. 5 (2008): 
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