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Would you donate your organs?

Discussion in 'Health & Healing' started by Sirona, Jan 16, 2020.

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  1. Yes.

    17 vote(s)
    94.4%
  2. No.

    1 vote(s)
    5.6%
  1. Sirona

    Sirona Hindu Wannabe

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  2. Heyo

    Heyo Well-Known Member

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    I carry an organ donor card with the number 66919 for forty years now. My sister lives with a donated kidney.
     
  3. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Right wing fabrication regurgitator...so they say.
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    I've already committed to being chopped up for spare parts.
     
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  4. Altfish

    Altfish Well-Known Member

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    Yes, definitely give mine.
    The system should be opt out, not opt in.
     
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  5. Polymath257

    Polymath257 Think & Care
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    Once I'm not using them, why not give someone else a chance for life?
     
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  6. BSM1

    BSM1 What? Me worry?

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    Organs-yes (if I had them); guitars-no...just sayin'.
     
  7. Estro Felino

    Estro Felino Believer in free will
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    In Italy biological testament is compulsory. That is, you have to declare whether you want to donate your organs or not to the anagraphical office.
    I wrote yes.
     
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  8. sun rise

    sun rise "Let there be peace and love among all"
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    I signed up to be an organ donor many years ago. Now at age 74, I think my body's only use is to look at the degeneration that age brings.
     
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  9. ChristineM

    ChristineM "Be strong" I whispered to my coffee.
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    I have been a card carrying organ donor since my teens in the UK

    In france it's in opt out system so ... Sorted.
     
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  10. HonestJoe

    HonestJoe Well-Known Member

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    I've got an organ donor card but I decided not to fill it in so someone else can use it after I'm dead. ;)
     
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  11. Subduction Zone

    Subduction Zone Veteran Member

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    Check my driver's license. There may not be that much use left in them.. Though when I first put that on my license there was. At this point when I go my organs will probably go with me.
     
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  12. dianaiad

    dianaiad Well-Known Member

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    I was an organ donor. Now I'm not. The docs wouldn't take mine; I would be doing a grave disservice to whoever got them, and yes, that was a pun.
     
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  13. Nakosis

    Nakosis crystal soldier
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    I suppose we are still dealing with religious sensibilities. My ID is marked Donor. Don't know if they get much use from my parts though, well past the extended warranty date. :)
     
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  14. icehorse

    icehorse Well-Known Member
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    yup, i'm signed up to donate.
     
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  15. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    I'm dying with mine due to health reasons.

    Type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease might not help the recipient and I'm also aged.

    My biological history is unknown, so I'd rather not risk any complications that could arise.
     
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  16. DavidMcCann

    DavidMcCann Well-Known Member

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    We've switched to an opt-out system in the UK. But mine are probably a bit too old to be useful!
     
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  17. Galateasdream

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    Signed up and ready to go.

    Or if not for a transplant, then science.

    And I'm useless even for that, then stuff me and use my corpse to frighten small children on a fairground ride ...
     
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