Death Café Lille

A write up of Death Cafe in Lille

By Kulprobert

Feb 28 was Lille's 1st death cafe. It was posted on meetup. 25 people registered, 7 attended, the most important item discussed being the refusal of the French govt to authorize euthanasia, the right to die in dignity. People can't understand why Belgium has it but not France. One reason is Belgium is a relatively egalitarian society whereas France is very elitist: the elite can die in comfort, the rest often is obliged to suffer. A solution is to move to New Zealand where there's a club of seniors that builds its own coffins: cheap underground furniture. Read Michelle Innis' March 1 2017 NYT article. 


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