"This is ghastly. Mental illness is very complicated" - @WesselyS, Royal College of Psychiatrists. #assistedsuicide https://t.co/rFCwOawlRu— Victoria Derbyshire (@VictoriaLIVE) May 13, 2016
"If you have unrelievable suffering, a person's wish to die should be respected" - @philipnitschke. #assistedsuicide https://t.co/0UeHwIvnBI— Victoria Derbyshire (@VictoriaLIVE) May 13, 2016
@VictoriaLIVE How about a facility 4 the suicidal where they can starve themselves to death where do-gooders can try to talk them out of it?— Claire Khaw (@Patriarchalist) May 13, 2016
"Fish is what I want; bear's palm is also what I want. If I cannot have both, I would rather take bear's palm than fish. Life is what I want; yi is also what I want. If I cannot have both, I would rather take yi than life. On the one hand, though life is what I want, there is something I want more than life. That is why I do not cling to life at all cost. On the other hand, though death is what I loathe, there is something I loathe more than death. That is why there are dangers I do not avoid ... Yet there are ways of remaining alive and ways of avoiding death to which a person will not resort. In other words, there are things a person wants more than life and there are also things he or she loathes more than death."