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Would you perform an autopsy on a friend?
« on: 07/12/2009 05:13:50 »
Me and my friends got into a pervetedly-sick conversation - yet again - and we asked each other whether we would perform an autopsy on a friend, if it meant that the autopsy itself would extract valuable information into their cause of death.

I answered yes.. For the sake of knowing that my friend was not murdered, other's said no, because the idea of cutting up their deceased friend disturbed them, and quite rightly so.

So... would you?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 07/12/2009 07:21:12 »
Certainly not, I'd leave it to a pathologist.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 07/12/2009 07:24:37 »
not a clue depends if i was the cause of death
 

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« Reply #3 on: 07/12/2009 07:39:27 »
:) - adament answers - this is pretty much how our conversation went too lol
 

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« Reply #4 on: 07/12/2009 19:53:08 »
I'd only do it if they asked me to.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 07/12/2009 21:38:06 »
I'm with Don on that one. Either that, or we'd have to deep freeze the body while I studied forensic pathology.
 

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« Reply #6 on: 08/12/2009 10:21:20 »
Armin Meiwes would (and dispose of the leftovers) ...

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Armin Meiwes (born December 1, 1961) is a German man who achieved international notoriety for killing and eating a voluntary victim that he had found via the Internet ... Since entering prison, Meiwes has become a vegetarian *
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armin_Meiwes

* or so he tells his cell-mate  :).
« Last Edit: 08/12/2009 10:26:37 by RD »
 

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« Reply #7 on: 08/12/2009 19:30:25 »
Yeesh!  I can't even remove a hook from a fish.
Then don't put it in.
 

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« Reply #8 on: 09/12/2009 17:28:22 »
I'd only do it if they asked me to.

AHH... That was my main condition also... so we do actually have mutual thoughts :)
 

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« Reply #9 on: 09/12/2009 17:29:52 »
I'm with Don on that one. Either that, or we'd have to deep freeze the body while I studied forensic pathology.

I can assure you, that's certainly much deeper than any of my friends and myself considered. :)
 

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« Reply #10 on: 09/12/2009 17:31:05 »
Yeesh!  I can't even remove a hook from a fish.
Then don't put it in.


Sounds almost sexual... Gee... It's too much now for me... lol :)
 

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« Reply #11 on: 09/12/2009 17:32:06 »
No --- I retract my statement. It's all about me and my dirty mind lol
 

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« Reply #12 on: 09/12/2009 21:13:40 »
I could chop up everything but the eyes. Eyes make me go all funny.
I guess I'd be more respectful of a friends body and a great amount of mind over matter would have to take place.
I would eat their liver with lima beans and a drop of Chianti.
 

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« Reply #13 on: 09/12/2009 23:12:23 »
Ooh, there is another person in the world who goes loopy over eyes?!? I have a recurring dream where a dentists tooth scraper thing is used to scrape away the whites of the eyes. Horrible.  :o
 

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« Reply #14 on: 09/12/2009 23:25:10 »
Eye see you.
Would eye dissect my friend? Probably not.

I would eat their liver with lima beans and a drop of Chianti.

*yum*
 

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« Reply #15 on: 10/12/2009 04:25:04 »
I could chop up everything but the eyes. Eyes make me go all funny.
I guess I'd be more respectful of a friends body and a great amount of mind over matter would have to take place.
I would eat their liver with lima beans and a drop of Chianti.

lol
 

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« Reply #16 on: 10/12/2009 04:41:05 »
ooh.. I can watch surgery, but not murder, violence, kind of gore, makes me nauseated, especially when real violence is envolved.
I do however think if it were necessary, that I could examine my friend, given I had the proper knowledge to perform an autopsy.
 

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« Reply #17 on: 10/12/2009 05:12:06 »
ooh.. I can watch surgery, but not murder, violence, kind of gore, makes me nauseated, especially when real violence is envolved.
I do however think if it were necessary, that I could examine my friend, given I had the proper knowledge to perform an autopsy.

Ditto :)
 

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« Reply #18 on: 11/12/2009 16:04:08 »
A friend of mine - who is a histopathologist - told me recently that she did once do a PM on a friend, at the request of the friend's family.

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« Reply #19 on: 11/12/2009 16:19:35 »
Mmmm.. I guess it does cross one's mind then :)
 

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« Reply #20 on: 12/12/2009 22:56:01 »
bloody hellfire.... not shocking but well nerves of steal
 

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« Reply #21 on: 12/12/2009 23:19:30 »
Who me?

The body when dead to me is no more than the kind of lifeless matter of a dead animal unless i had an attactment to it -  in which case, i would have problems. If its on morality, then it is all causal to what that person would have wanted, more than any personal decision i could make on doing an autopsy.

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« Reply #22 on: 13/12/2009 21:21:05 »
I could chop up everything but the eyes. Eyes make me go all funny.
I guess I'd be more respectful of a friends body and a great amount of mind over matter would have to take place.
I would eat their liver with lima beans and a drop of Chianti.

That's gross.
I can't satnd Chianti.
 

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