Compassion maybe?Peter wrote:What does Dr. Kevorkian have to do with understanding Buddhist teachings?bodom_bad_boy wrote:There are instances of assisted suicide though. Anyone remember Jack Kevorkian?Peter wrote: Suicide is not an instance of "one being killing another".
"My aim in helping the patient was not to cause death," the paper quoted Kevorkian as saying. "My aim was to end suffering. It's got to be decriminalized."
Sounds Buddhist to me. He had good intentions to end the suffering of others.