Brittany Maynard was smart - graduated from university and had a masters degree. She went around the world especially South East Asia and taught at orphanages in Kathmandu and Nepal. She got married and was trying for a family. But immediately the next year, after months of suffering from debilitating headaches, she learnt that she had brain cancer. She was 29 years old. Even after removing the cancer, it came back more aggressive. She had only until the end of the year. Agressive cancer treatment would only destroy what little time she had left. She started thinking about euthanasia. After all, we are all going to die. What’s the difference as to when?
The Book of Ecclesiastes echoes our sentiments. What does King Solomon say about Dying Well?