‘Banality of evil’: Scholars explain what’s behind assisted suicide’s expansion in the West
"Poisonous" idea culture is presenting to people that unless something is "chosen" or "expressive," it's not "real," and it's not "good."
WASHINGTON — As assisted suicide rises to new record levels in some areas of the globe, experts say that the "banality of evil" and expressive individualism are playing a role as governments in the United States, Canada and Europe are pushing the envelope by expanding who can access "medical aid in dying."
On Tuesday, the Institute for Human Ecology (IHE) at The Catholic University of America hosted a panel discussion titled "What is Euthanasia Doing to the West?" Panelists pondered the reasoning behind the rise of assisted suicide in the West.
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