Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by longers, 12 Dec 2007.
A bit of an understatement.
Iris Murdoch had it too
Dark Omens is a great book
Er, 'Good Omens' shurely?
Yes, very sad news.
I liked his statement though, very Pratchett.
Yikes, sorry.... thinking about a different author. I'll go and give a bit of advice in the technical section whilst you grieve
What a pisser. I know he says "try and keep things cheerful" in his statement, but that's a bit of a shock.
You'll be gone a while. He ain't dead yet.
How do you cope, knowing that in a few years your (pretty damn fine in his case) brain is going to turn to mulch?
I suppose one can be philosophical about it, and try to live your life to the fullest extent before you lose your faculties.
Easier said than done...
For me, it would be living life to the full, and being able to time the suicide just before the faculties went. I wouldn't want to put anyone through looking after me....
I agree. Make sure you write a Living Will too, though just in case. I know they are not yet legally binding but they can at least perhaps persuade people to let you die with dignity when the time comes...
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