Living Will for These Times

Craig's List "for sale/barter" ad: "Dear loved-ones... If I am rendered comatose and determined to be in a persistent vegetative state (PVS) for a period longer than one month... I do not wish to be kept alive by artificial means... However, If, due to the absurd political state of affairs in this country, my persistent vegetative state and impending unplugging can be parlayed into some sort of political leverage, I wholly endorse using my predicament in whatever way possible for the purposes of passing legislation favorable to my general political and ethical outlook. Here is a list of top-tier causes I support and will continue to support... (Dan Gillmor)

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