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Re: <nettime> please kill me [4x: sanborn, simpson]
Murray Simpson on Fri, 31 Aug 2012 20:55:49 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> please kill me [4x: sanborn, simpson]


If this is a reference to me, then I'm not sure I recognise it.  I didn't
challenge the veracity of the information.  What I'm trying, with little
success, clearly, is to invite people to tell us why they think that some
lives are 'unworthy of living'.

Is a contribution from Agamben's perspective unhelpful? I don't think so,
not least because I don't see the American right and their 'right-to-life'
position as any less driven by a bio-political determination to situate
population control as central to governance.

Murray

On 31/08/2012 03:29, "nettime's_colostomy_bag" <nettime {AT} kein.org> wrote:

>Re: sibylla ti theleis digest [4x: van Weelden, hardie, sanborn,
>simpson] Keith Sanborn <mrzero {AT} panix.com> Murray Simpson
><m.k.simpson {AT} dundee.ac.uk>
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>Subject: Re: <nettime> sibylla ti theleis digest [4x: van Weelden,
>hardie, sanborn, simpson] From: Keith Sanborn <mrzero {AT} panix.com>
>Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2012 11:25:43 -0400
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>Fair and balanced in your "analysis," like Fox News. I think this
>is an issue worth discussing especially in the US where the far
>right is trying to scare people away from even a watered-down
>health care system by talk of "death panels." If you think the
>information I found is disinformation you cd add to the discussion
>by correcting the disinformation but this appears to be beneath you.
>Too bad. Here in the USSA, where only recently has physician-assisted
>suicide been introduced, by prescription, it has apparently not been
>terribly popular. My reaction to Martin's claim was skepticism though
>off-list. The link I found portrayed this situation in Holland in
>a way I thought uncharacteristic, so if there is a critique of the
>use of this report, it wd be helpful if you gave it. Clearly your
>response of covering the issue in saliva on behalf of Agambem is very
>little helpful.
>
>Keith
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