Comments on: Quadriplegic in an age of austerity http://blogs.reuters.com/global/2010/10/17/quadriplegic-in-europes-age-of-austerity/ Beyond the World news headlines Wed, 16 Nov 2016 20:09:42 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: aitengri http://blogs.reuters.com/global/2010/10/17/quadriplegic-in-europes-age-of-austerity/comment-page-1/#comment-21202 Sun, 17 Oct 2010 20:21:52 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/global/?p=9978#comment-21202 The ethical issue (I consider it a single issue) you raise concerns the notion that people must justify their existence – their lives? – by the work they do. The commandment seems to be “Thou shalt toil for bread, or be consigned to (hell? death? a deserved suffering?)” But in the inevitable post capitalist world, however many decades or even centuries it may take to come about, “work” will be differently assessed and measured. So, give sperm to your favorite sperm bank, and have faith that your descendants may well live a more cared for, and intrinsically rewarding, life.

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