OSHO, WHAT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF A DOCTOR TOWARDS A PATIENT WHO IS DYING AND NO LONGER WANTS TO LIVE? SHOULD THE DOCTOR HELP HIM TO DIE?
It is something very
significant to be understood. In the past, in the beginning days of medicine
and medical science, out of ten children nine would die, only one would
survive. The population of the world was very scarce. Hippocrates created an
oath for doctors -- he was the father of Western medicine, allopathy. Humanity
is immensely grateful to that man, and his oath was perfectly right in those
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