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Huan Yi
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0 posted 03-27-2007 09:17 PM       View Profile for Huan Yi   Email Huan Yi   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Huan Yi

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'Buddha Boy' Planning Live Burial’

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,261639,00.html


My common sense says the boy will die,
just as one who willingly forgoes, for his religion, an operation for a fatal disease .

The question is at what point, if any,
does a government have the right to intervene?


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i would say 'never' at first-impulse.  to support this, i am not sure i am quite prepared.  take it where you will, and i will tag along.  i just instinctively feel the boy has the right to go through with it.  it is a religious issue, and a right-to life (death) issue, following to who-knows-where forever after...
 
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