Die like a dog: why do we give dogs a better death than we give ourselves? | Curio
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Die like a dog: why do we give dogs a better death than we give ourselves?

12 mins | May 27, 2018
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Joseph Pierre, writing in Aeon magazine, wonders why we insist on implementing every life-saving intervention in human medicine, while we’re not hesitant to euthanise our pets and give them what is arguably a more merciful death.
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