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Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues

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End of life

August 27th, 2014

Episode 36 of 511 episodes

With an ageing society and science improving medical care at an accelerating pace, when should doctors withdraw the treatment keeping the dying alive? Should we have the right to choose voluntary euthanasia? But what about those not terminally sick, but simply too tired of life to go on? Peter Singer and Charles Camosy tackle these difficult ethical questions.

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