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Subject:  Re: Is health care a right? Date:  10/9/2010  8:30 PM
Author:  JDCRex Number:  533407 of 795055

Whether or not it is a right is not really important.

The salient points are:-

- Disease is basically an inevitability as someone ages. Even if you can make it through your 20s, 30s, 40s and maybe 50s without ever seeing a doctor, your chances of that continuing forever are slim to nothing. You don't have to drive a car, you don't have to use a public library, but while your heart is still beating you need to breathe oxygen and process food. Unless you don't rule out suicide, they're not entirely voluntary activities. To keep doing both of them in a reasonable manner so