Assisted suicide: an excellent option if you are an old man.
My grandmother recently died after battling cancer, she was 82 years old. In her last year she grew weaker and weaker, and lost the spark that I remembered in her. Seeing her suffer knowing that she was in her last days made me think about my future as an old man if, hopefully, I get there. I realized I would have supported the idea of assisted suicide if she wanted. If you are satisfied with your life, I think it's a perfectly reasonable way of dying, a very smart and logical way, even. It allows you to leave prepared, and it prepares everybody else as well. I think the way people grasp life until their last breath is unnecesary, but understand that it probably comes from fear of the unknown. I hope as an old man I get to the point where my mind can understand the fact that I will dye, and hopefully assisted suicide be an option in my country. I certainly don't want my loved ones to have a sick and spark-less image of me as their last memory, in my mind, it's simply not necessary. What do you think?
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