A small but important law changed in France on January 1st. Prior to 2017, deceased persons were assumed to have opted out of organ donation. Now, unless they have registered against it, everyone is presumed to have opted in.
I apologize for not feeling up to writing anything much for months since the unexpected death of my mother, April 21. Apart from the grieving process, I discovered the death industry is still very much biased against atheists/humanists. Starting with the Ottawa Hospital, yes the same one that put up … Continue reading
Update: The full/correct email address for Miriam Karrel is firstname.lastname@example.org Dalhousie University anthropology student Miriam Karrel would like our help. Please see her note below: Are you an atheist, and would you like to discuss death? My name is Miriam Karrel, and I am currently researching how atheists or non-believers cope … Continue reading
Today’s Ottawa Citizen religious panel is asked, “What response can you offer to a non-religious person regarding end-of-life issues?” Rabbi Reuven Bulka is first up and asks for clarification: Any response of course is dependent on what is the question or the challenge. Regarding end-of-life, the most likely matter to … Continue reading