Ezekiel Emanuel and why he wants to die at 75


Guest: Ezekiel Emanuel

In a provocative article in The Atlantic, bioethicist EZEKIEL EMANUEL writes that it’s okay with him if he dies at age 75. He says that after 75, the quality of life begins to diminish and by then he will have lived a complete life – he will have loved, been loved, seen his children grow up and will have fulfilled his professional goals. Emanuel is an oncologist, former Obama administration health policy adviser, and chair of the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania.

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