Dying with Dignity: Human Exceptionalism and the Euthanasia Debate

Do Western ideals of human autonomy and the alleviation of human suffering demand a much broader idea of euthanasia and assisted suicide? Some bioethicists are increasingly suggesting they do, arguing that even those diagnosed as mentally ill should have access to assisted suicide. On today’s program, Russell Moore welcomes Wesley Smith, a senior fellow at The Discovery Institute, for a conversation about the unpopular idea of human exceptionalism and what it means for a Christian view of death and suffering.