Terry Pratchett Weighs In on Assisted Suicide Debate
Don’t read any further if you don’t want to be depressed for the rest of your Sunday.
Still with us? Well, beloved Discworld author (and Good Omens co-author) Terry Pratchett told The Daily Mail that before he reaches the “endgame” of the Alzheimer’s Disease he was diagnosed with back in 2007, he wants to be allowed to die on his own terms. In his own words, per the article:
intend, before the endgame looms, to die sitting in a chair in my own
garden with a glass of brandy in my hand and Thomas Tallis on the iPod. Thomas’s music could lift even an atheist a little bit closer to
Heaven. Oh, and since this is England, I had better add, “If wet, in
There’s some interesting stuff in the article about the assisted suicide debate in the UK, and I recommend you take a read.