Here's a must-read. It even provides a bit of historical data to better understand just why and how some people think the way they do -- and assume (many of them with sincere motivations, I like to think) that they are doing everybody else a favor.
Whose Life Is It? A Well-Born Misconception
by Roberto Rivera
A recent headline in the Washington Post said everything you needed to know about the story that followed:
Well, it didn't really say that but it should have, and the fact that neither the Post nor we can bring ourselves to put it that way says a great deal about us -- none of it good.
You can read the full story at Boundless webzine