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visibility3miles
1st Feb 2010, 03:59
The Discworld, supported by four elephants, will swim through space on the back of the giant turtle Great A'Tuin without Terry, alas.

BBC News - Terry Pratchett ready to be test case for suicide law (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/8490062.stm)

Sir Terry is due to set out his ideas in Monday's Richard Dimbleby lecture...

Sir Terry says he would like to see measures put in place to ensure that anyone seeking to commit suicide was of sound mind and not being influenced by others.

A legal expert in family affairs and a doctor familiar with long-term illness would also be part of his proposed tribunals...



BlueWolf
1st Feb 2010, 09:13
Poor bu&&er can't read or see to type properly with the variety of the disease he has. What a cruel condition to be visited on someone who has used those very skills to make such a great and genuine contribution to the mental well-being of humanity :sad: