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One of the most complex – and polarising – social debates is that of euthanasia, an increasingly hot topic as the Baby Boomers approach and exceed their average life expectancy.

Yet for younger generations, life expectancies are continuing to increase; people born in the not-too-distant-future will, on average, live beyond 100. As this happens, the foremost existential fear will probably not be death,

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