Scientology founder L.
Ron Hubbard taught his followers that death is a
that begins with the loss
of consciousness. (See: Scientology
Treats Terri Schiavo as if She is Already Dead)
keeping with Hubbard's "death is a
process" doctrine, some major players in the
conspiracy to dehydrate Terri Schindler Schiavo to death
employed the term, "death process."
George Felos used this term repeatedly in
reference to Terri's almost two-week-long fight for her life:
At a news conference after Terri Schiavo's
death today, the noted "right-to-die" attorney for her estranged
husband spoke repeatedly of the severely brain-injured woman's "death
process" by starvation and dehydration, describing it as "calm,
peaceful and gentle."
"As time went on," Felos
reiterated, "it became evident Terri was going through the final stages
of the death process."
At the news confernce today, Felos emphasized
that Michael Schiavo had been living in a room at the Woodside Hospice in
Pinellas Park, Fla., for the past two weeks in order to be with Terri during
her "death process."
"No family in the U.S. have to go
through the death process for a loved one should have the added worry
that courts or politicians would interfere with the death process that
a loved one has chosen and almost completed," he said.
Responding to a reporters question, Felos
re-emphasized that "paramount for [Michael] was Terri and her death
'This Death...Was For Terri) [bold emphasis added]
George Felos, the attorney for Schiavo's
husband, Michael, said it was time to end the litigation. "Seven days into
her death process, she has a right to die in peace,'' he said. "To
rehydrate her and force her to begin the death process again would be
Defeat Mounts for Schiavo's Parents) [bold emphasis added]
"Terri is peaceful, she's resting
comfortably. She's dying, she's in her death process," Mr Felos
(Quote source: Schiavo
'In Death Process') [bold emphasis added]
Felos said earlier that allowing videos to be
recorded inside Terri Schiavo's room during her death process would
violate her privacy rights.
more rejection, Terri Schiavo's parents' legal battle nears end)
[bold emphasis added]
George Felos also
employed the term "death process" in
October 2003, when Terri was dehydrated for the
Felos said earlier that the woman was quietly
dying after the tube was removed, that her heartbeat had become irregular and
her kidneys were shutting down, and that it was "simply inhumane and
barbaric to interrupt her death process."
Woman's Feeding Tube Restored) [bold emphasis added]
almost a week into her death process,"
Felos said. "The doctors have said that
introducing hydration and nutrition artificially,
she may have already suffered massive organ
failure and kidney damage. What this may have done
is just prolonged her death process."
[bold emphasis added]
Schiavo's husband allows her family to visit)
Felos marked his book with this term as well:
While on the plane ride home from the
retreat, Felos reads a book about “conscious dying” written by a
meditation teacher who is active in hospice work, which “described the
enormous potential for spiritual awakening, both for the patient and the
caregiver, which sometimes is realized during the death process.”
(Quote source: Excerpts
From Litigation as Spiritual Practice) [bold emphasis added]
2nd Appeals Court Judge Altenbernd
also used the term, "death process":
…the difficult question that faced the
trial court [Judge Greer in 2000] was whether Theresa Marie Schindler Schiavo,
not after a few weeks in a coma, but after 10 years in a persistent vegetative
state that has robbed her of most of her cerebrum and all but the most
instinctive of neurological functions, with no hope of a medical cure but with
sufficient money and strength of body to live indefinitely, would choose to
continue the constant nursing care and the supporting tubes in hopes that a
miracle would somehow recreate her missing brain tissue, or whether she
would wish to permit a natural death process
to take its course and for her family and loved ones to be free to continue
(Quote source: Fight-for-life
bombshell: Woman 'trying to talk'!--World Net Daily) [bold emphasis added]
Even Michael Schiavo's brother, Brian Schiavo, used the
Scientology code word, "death process":
"It's very frustrating. Every minute
that goes by is a minute that Terri is being starved and dehydrated to
death," said her brother, Bobby Schindler, who said seeing her was like
looking at "pictures of prisoners in concentration camps."
Michael Schiavo's brother, Brian Schiavo,
strongly disagreed with that assessment, telling CNN that Terri Schiavo
"does look a little withdrawn" but insisting she was not in pain. He
added that starvation is simply "part of the death process."
(Schiavo's Brother: Dehydration Part of 'Death
[bold emphasis added]
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