Image in which the full moon seems to rest on a tree branch
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The good death

Decisions are a matter of trade-offs, and end-of-life decision-making is literally a matter of trading off life and death. But our society exhibits a status quo bias that raises big ethical questions*

Earlier this week I had a conversation with my father about his death. He is 94 years old, and he has…