End-of-Life, Humanity

Decriminalize Assisted Suicide: Why Not?

If the federal government is leaving medical care and health care to the provinces as in making transfer payments and each province implements its own health care and medical care, than why are they not doing the same with assisted suicide or dying with dignity? How can refusing medical treatment or assisted dying be considered… Continue reading Decriminalize Assisted Suicide: Why Not?

Humanity, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Social Work, Leadership and Community

A fabulous leadership book which has  important lessons for any profession is Mandela’s Way: Fifteen Lessons on Life, Love and Courage by Richard Stengel. Where Westernized society is focused on individualism with its roots in the Renaissance,  the culture that Mandela comes from believes in ubuntu-brotherhood. A phrase that comes from a Zulu proverb, Umuntu ngumuntu ngabanto which… Continue reading Social Work, Leadership and Community