Vol. 116 No. 5

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ASSISTED DYING Michael Irwin
The subject is specifically ‘Doctor-Assisted Dying’. There are four types of this: 1)the withdrawing of medical treatment 2) increasing a pain-killing dosage to the point where it ends life 3) doctor-assisted suicide 4) injection of a lethal drug. In one form or another, assisted dying occurs everywhere in the world. Abstract by Tom Rubens. 

NEW ACQUISITIONS TO THE HUMANIST LIBRARY Cathy Broad

LIBRARY LEAFLET (being issued to libraries)

VIEWPOINTS: Jim Tazewell, Don Langdown, Beatrice Feder, Dorothy Forsyth

TOM FORSYTH (1920-1911) Joan Palmer and Dorothy Forsyth
Born in Cumbria, Tom came to London in 1945 to work as an engineer/surveyor. He later became a psychotherapist and, with Lionel Montieth, formed the Lincoln Clinic and Institute of Psychotherapy. A man of wide interests, he was also a member of the Progressive League, and read widely in science, religion and philosophy. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy, and two stepchildren.

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