Single Idea 7253

[catalogued under 25. Social Practice / F. Life Issues / 2. Euthanasia]

Full Idea

In Utopia, officially sanctioned euthanasia is regarded as an honourable death.

Gist of Idea

In Utopia, legal euthanasia is considered honourable


Thomas More (Utopia [1516], Bk 2)

Book Reference

More,Thomas: 'Utopia', ed/tr. Turner,Paul [Penguin 1965], p.102

A Reaction

A bit surprising coming from a writer who is now a Catholic martyr and saint.