How Many Stephen Hawkings Died in my Lifetime?

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How Many Stephen Hawkings Died in my Lifetime?

This from Instapun­dit on the death of Stephen Hawk­ing jumped out at me.

Stephen Hawk­ing dies aged 76 peace­fully at his home — 55 years after the world-​famous physi­cist was diag­nosed with ALS and given just two years to live.

Hawkins was diag­nosed in 1963 the year I was born. Judeo-​Christian val­ues were still the norm in Eng­land and Amer­ica. The Hip­po­cratic oath had not been re-​written. It was a time when the right to life was a given, where assisted sui­cide, euthana­sia and the “right to die” was lim­ited to a lunatic fringe as opposed to being accepted by all the right think­ing elites.

So I ask you this:

If Stephen Hawk­ing was diag­nosed today and told he had two years to live what are the odds that he decides to take his own life? Fur­ther­more how man poten­tial future Stephen Hawk­ings have we either killed or encour­aged to kill themselves?


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This from Instapundit on the death of Stephen Hawking jumped out at me.

Stephen Hawking dies aged 76 peacefully at his home — 55 years after the world-famous physicist was diagnosed with ALS and given just two years to live.

Hawkins was diagnosed in 1963 the year I was born. Judeo-Christian values were still the norm in England and America. The Hippocratic oath had not been re-written. It was a time when the right to life was a given, where assisted suicide, euthanasia and the “right to die” was limited to a lunatic fringe as opposed to being accepted by all the right thinking elites.

So I ask you this:

If Stephen Hawking was diagnosed today and told he had two years to live what are the odds that he decides to take his own life? Furthermore how man potential future Stephen Hawkings have we either killed or encouraged to kill themselves?


If you’d like to continue to support independent journalism, help defray the $140 a month extra I’ll need for my new hosting site) and think my CPAC 2018 reporting is worthwhile please consider hitting DaTipJar here.



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Finally might I suggest my book Hail Mary the Perfect Protestant (and Catholic) Prayer makes an excellent Gift.