It’s fairly obvious that Mr Kristof knows very little about scholarly disciplines he maligns in a sweeping fashion. He’s a fish out of water when it comes to diagnosing academia.
If this is true, in a practical sense, then the media has no value other than as entertainment.
For anyone who has lived through the last stage of a terminally ill loved one’s life, black and white views on euthanasia from an alleged moral high ground actually fail to understand the meaning of life and human relationships. End of life decisions are built on the foundation of trust that obtains between family members and the medical staff, not canon law or any other extraneous entity which is not a direct party to the situation.
Ryat sounds like Björk.