Consent To Death

In most modern mainstream religions, life is viewed as intrinsically good and worth preserving. We as doctors, come from many different faiths and religion, but we all follow one creed, one oath, the Hippocratic oath. Granted, over the years there have been many variants, but all contain the same underlying principle, that life is foundationally … Read more

Reincarnation Report

Do human beings live only once, or are we granted the opportunity to return after death and experience many different lives? Reincarnation is an anglicized word of Latin derivation, meaning “reinfleshment,” the coming again into a human body of an excarnate soul . Today approximately 30 million Americans, one in four, believe in reincarnation. The … Read more

History of the Death Penalty

(A) – Early Forms of the Death Penalty Ancient China – First established death penalty laws 18th century BCE – Code of king Hammurabi of Babylon – Earliest form of unified system of justice. Death penalty for 25 crimes, including an “eye for an Eye” 16th century BCE – Egypt – first historically recorded death … Read more

Death and Afterlife Egyptian

There were many ways that the Ancient Egyptian society and the Mesopotamian society were similar yet at the same time they were very different. Egyptians and Sumerians agreed on religion in a sense that both cultures were polytheistic. However, the relationships between the gods and goddesses were different between the Sumerians and Egyptians. This essay … Read more