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Losing respect for humans

I had occasion recently to sign my own “do not resuscitate” directive before surgery.
All very standard, I was assured. A friendly member of the hospital staff thrust it my way, told me what it was and I signed it without reading any of it. (Who reads anything in an emergency room before the anesthesia kicks in?)

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