He has won a string of national awards and been described as a 'national treasure'. He owned a dairy farm for ten years and has homes in Wales, Greece and London.
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The section on euthanasia shows that this subject is not as straightforward as sometimes portrayed by either the mercy-killers or its pro-life opponents. But there are some odd pieces of misinformation. They were not.
The figure for poor life expectancy was skewed by the numbers who died in infancy. If you got past the age of three, you had a good chance of living to be 70 — the three score years and ten which might be expected even in biblical times.
I grew up in the Fifties and in a back-to-back house in a Leeds slum. The sense among working people was of progressive prosperity. This was the decade when households began to acquire washing machines, vacuum cleaners, fridges, and even that mixed blessing, television.
Even doctors avoid the word. But if we regard death as a failure in our desire to prolong life, can we ever arrive at a humane approach to those whose lives have lost meaning?
Are we keeping people alive simply because we can? Here, John Humphrys and his co-author Dr Sarah Jarvis take a wider look at how our attitudes to death have changed as doctors have learned how to prolong life beyond anything that could have been imagined only a few generations ago, and confront one of the great challenges facing the western world today.
There are no easy answers but the first step must surely be to accept that death can be as welcome as it is inevitable. But if we regard death as a failure in our frantic desire to prolong life, how can we arrive at a humane approach to those whose lives have lost all meaning? Writing with Dr Sarah Jarvis, who has over 22 years experience of dealing with the dying, he confronts one of the greatest challenges facing the Western world today: are we keeping people alive simply because we can?