Respectful Insolence is a repository for the ramblings of the aforementioned pseudonymous surgeon/scientist concerning medicine and quackery, science and pseudoscience, history and pseudohistory, politics, and anything else that interests him (or pushes his buttons). Orac's motto: "A statement of fact cannot be insolent." (OK, maybe it can be just a little bit insolent.)
An excellent piece on the myths used to argue for assisted suicide is here. He says it better than I could. The another good (albeit older) piece comes from Thomas Szasz, Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at SUNY Upstate, who calls assisted suicide an oxymoron.