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Moral Intelligence!

Washington DC Area May 25, 2023


As manifested in many laws, e.g. the German Basic Law, human dignity is inviolable. In society, ethical behavior is based on the moral principles that govern a person’s conduct or the performance of an activity.

But how can the state guarantee dignity at the end of life and enforce it?

This responsibility is borne by both the state and the relatives. A challenge with high and sometimes unpredictable long-lasting obligations and financial burdens.

The state must provide residential and nursing facilities with services around the clock, while the patient and the relatives bear high costs for the time until the end of life.

This raises the question of how the state can provide healthcare in the face of rising costs and increasing staff shortages.

In addition, a physician may find himself in a triage position where he must decide who will be excluded from further care.

De facto, morality is an irrational judgment!

Can this be considered dignity as per law required? Obviously, not.

Striving for morality at the end of life and ensuring dignity is an unpredictable path.

It goes hand in hand with the emotional feelings of those close to the person. Making decisions under emotional stress is often seen as wrong later on and feeling guilty for a lifetime. No one wants to be in the position of making decisions of such magnitude for someone else.

We are all getting older, and each of us will find ourselves in such a situation at some point. It is unavoidable!

Wouldn’t it be better to plan ahead and determine the procedure for your personal end of life? This would reflect the highest degree of dignity, and the third parties involved would be relieved of the burden of this decision.

What good does it do a patient to stay alive for a longer time under inhumane conditions with no improvement in sight? When can a doctor decide and when have the relatives reached an obligation for such an unwanted decision?

The Alternative Solution.

1.) AI-controlled devices can act as life assistants around the clock, detecting abnormalities that trigger a help signal to medical staff. As a result, a higher standard of care can be achieved with fewer staff, making both the patient and family members feel more comfortable. However, AI-controlled devices can mimic emotions, but cannot replace the feelings of love from relatives.

2.) AI-controlled devices can monitor health status and analyze development with an expected end-of-life date. The patient has set the parameters for an AI machine to turn off further life support.

This works like a certified patient-assigned dignity protocol, taking the guesswork out of overworked doctors and medical professionals.

Executive Summary.

In accordance with the law, the dignity of the human being is thus secured by AI monitoring and activating devices independent of third parties.

The individual has the right to define their dignity at the end of life by their own decision.

Morality is no longer irrational, it happens according to the will of the individual. Moral Intelligence (MI) helps to make better decisions with dignity.

The Choice Is Yours!

Life Plus!

Awareness Thinking.

Peter Keuter is an independent writer, and his views are not affiliated with any company or political party.

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