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Monday, August 22, 2011

Denmark moves closer toward ....... perfection?

An essay in today's Globe & Mail by Margaret Somerville, the founding director of the Centre for Medicine, Ethics and Law at McGill University, ('Deselecting' our Children) begins:

Here’s a recent Danish headline: “Plans to make Denmark a Down syndrome-free perfect society.” The Danes want to promote aborting fetuses with Down syndrome, so their society will be free of such people around 2030. One bioethicist describes it as a “fantastic achievement.”

Godwin's Law be damned -- didn't humanity learn anything from Nazi Germany?


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