1. There is no way to know whether or not Terri Schiavo gave a verbal advance directive to her husband. 2. There is no way to know whether or not she wants to die now. 3. There is no way to know whether or not Terri does or does not feel pain, and therefore no way to know whether death by starvation/dehydration is painful to her. 4. There is no way to know whether or not Michael Schiavo's motivations are sinister or compassionate, whether he is cruel or simply misguided. There are multiple conflicting reports. 5. Our nation has set up a legal system to deal with matters of life and death and multiple conflicting reports. 6. The judiciary did its job. 7. The situation is now a matter of ethics. 8. Michael Schiavo believes that Terri is not aware of physical or emotional sensation or anything. 9. A person who is not aware of anything has no misery to be "put out of". 10. Michael Schiavo, who has moved on with his personal, romantic life, could exercise compassion on Terri's parents and siblings who are physically and emotionally aware, who are in misery over the situation, and who want to care for Terri for the rest of her life.
My opinion: Michael Schiavo should give Terri back to the two people who brought her into this world.
:: ashli 8:55 AM # ::