Friday, February 25, 2005

Philosophy in the News...

...and if you thought that philosophy was not practical in your daily life, just wish that you are never put in a position where you must make a decision as described below. To get the full story, see the CNN site or read on.

Judge Orders Florida Woman's Feeding Tube Removed

CLEARWATER, Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida judge on Friday cleared the way for the husband of a severely brain-damaged woman to remove her feeding tube next month over the objections of her parents.

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Fifteen years to the day since a heart attack put Theresa "Terri" Schiavo into what some doctors call a persistent vegetative state, Circuit Judge George Greer ordered that the feeding tube that keeps her alive should be removed on March 18. The date was set to give her parents time to appeal the ruling.

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