I'm just had my tooth out on the NHS. A few years ago, I had a… - Sally's Journal
|Date:||August 8th, 2006 01:13 pm (UTC)|| |
I have a counterpoint. Modern society is driven by progress, and medicine drives huge amounts of progress. By providing "free" medicine and treatments under the NHS, you drive scientific research, and also cause money to flow.
Of course, the real solution is to develop genetic screening, and ensure future generations aren't born with disadvantageous genes, like "weak heart", "short life", "stupidity", "religion" and "vegetarianism". The legislature to allow this needs to be put in place, and soon, or there'll be chaos when science fact catches up with science fiction.