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 Death By Dehydration: Terri's Wish or Hubbard's Hurrah?

Larry King asked Michael Schiavo on the October 27, 2003 broadcast of Larry King Live, gave the reason why just walk away from his effort to remove his wife's feeding tube and let her parents take care of her:

KING: All right. Let's put it this way. Why do you want the feeding tube removed? In other words, let's say the parents say they'll take care of her, right? Is that what they say?

SCHIAVO: Mm-hmm.

KING: Walk away.

SCHIAVO: Why should I, Larry? This is Terri's wish. This is Terri's choice.

(Quote source: Interview With Michael Schiavo)

According to Michael Schiavo, who is enjoying life with his female companion and their two children, removing Terri's feeding tube is her wish:

"This is Terri's wish," Schiavo insisted. "It's been decided for six years of litigation that this was Terri's wish. They keep saying I'm the only one who came to the court with these comments that Terri made, but there were two other people who testified also that she did say that. This is Terri's wish."

(Quote source: Michael Schiavo on National TV: This is Terri's Wish

Judge George Greer agreed. In his September 17, 2003 court order he stated:

But in the end, this case is not about the aspirations that loving parents have for their children. It is about Theresa Schiavo's right to make her own decision, independent of her parents and independent of her husband. 

(Quote source: Sept.17,2003 order to remove nutrition and hydration tube

So that settles it. Terri Schindler Schiavo is about to be dehydrated to death because she made this decision herself—independent of her parents, independent of her husband, and presumably, independent of other parties.

That is what the mainstream media would have you believe.


The Real Issue: Treatment Options and the Result

The real issue in the Terri Schiavo case was revealed earlier in Judge Greer's November 22, 2002 order to remove Terri Schiavo's feeding and hydration tube:

The real issue in this case, however, deals with treatment options for Terry [sic] Schiavo and whether or not they will have any positive affect so as to "significantly improve her quality of life."  

(Quote source: Nov. 22, 2002 ORDER emphasis added)

According to Judge Greer, the real issue in this case is about whether treatment options for Terri Schindler Schiavo will significantly improve her quality of life:

Initially, the Mandate required the court to hear testimony from five expert medical witnesses to determine whether or not "new treatment offers sufficient promise of increased cognitive function in Mrs. Schiavo's cerebral cortex--significantly improving the quality of Mrs. Schiavo's life--so that she herself would elect to undergo that treatment and would reverse the prior decision to withdraw life-prolonging procedures"

(Quote source: Nov. 22, 2002 ORDER emphasis added)

The above excerpt of Judge Greer's November 22, 2002 order (which contains his summation of the October 11, 2002 trial) sends the message that if Terri's treatment options would significantly improve her cognitive function, she would choose to undergo that treatment.

According to Greer's findings, treatment options presently available do not offer Terri "sufficient promise of increased cognitive function." His order reflects this value system: no significant increased cognitive function means no increased quality of life. Therefore, since Judge Greer found that Terri Schindler Schiavo's treatment options will not cause her to significantly improve in cognitive function, he also found that Terri would choose to receive no medical treatment!

Judge Greer accepted the testimony of the doctors who did not believe Terri would benefit from the medical treatment that is currently available:

Dr. Hammesfahr feels his vasodilatation therapy will have a positive affect on Terry (sic) Schiavo. Drs. Greer, Bambakidis and Cranford do not feel it will have such an affect.

(Quote source: Nov. 22, 2002 ORDER)

Judge Greer did not accept Dr. Hammesfahr's testimony, nor did he permit him to treat Terri. (Dr. Hammesfahr has already offered to treat Terri Schiavo free of charge.) Judge Greer predictably sided with the doctors who testified that Terri could not improve with therapy.

Since Judge Greer stated in his order that "The real issue in this case, however, deals with treatment options for Terri," then WHY has he refused to permit Terri to have treatment? Because according to his findings, treatment options will not "significantly increase her quality of life."

Judge Greer made it known that the real issue in Terri's case is "treatment options and whether or not they will have any positive affect so as to "significantly improve her quality of life." According to the Sixth Circuit Court of Clearwater, Florida, the level of a person's cognitive function determines his or her quality of life. 

According to the precedent which will be achieved if Terri Schindler Schiavo is dehydrated to death, rehabilitative treatment will be granted individuals the court has ruled will enjoy significant improvement. Those the court rules will not significantly improve will be denied any treatment and will be put to death. 

The Terri Schindler Schiavo case is about "the first case of euthanasia in Florida's reported case law."

But this case also sets another dangerous precedent: the denial of medical treatment and rehabilitation services and regular food and water to people who are ruled to be poor candidates for significant improvement. It is currently against the law to deny treatment to any substantially disabled person:

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. Sections 12101 provides that necessary and appropriate rehabilitation services and physical/motor skill therapy may not be denied a substantially disabled patient in the United States of America. 

(Florida Law Mandates That Terri Receive Rehabilitation Services)

Terri Schindler Schiavo is the first person in reported case law who has been denied rehabilitative treatment (this is a violation of the Florida statutes) because Judge George Greer ruled that such treatment would not "significantly improve her quality of life."  


"Significant Improvement" Defined: L. Ron Hubbard's Tone Scale

The Church of Scientology believes that people who cannot be raised to a certain level of ability should not mingle with society. Terri Schiavo's forced confinement to her hospice room reflects this mentality. (See: Scientology Doctrine: Michael Schiavo Removed Terri From Society.)

Furthermore, Scientologists believe that people who cannot be raised above a 2.0 level on L. Ron Hubbard's tone scale have an urge to die:

Society, the bulk of which is bent upon survival, fails or refuses to recognize death or the urge of organisms toward it. Society passes laws against murder and suicide. Society provides hospitals. Society carries such people [the disabled] on its back. And society will not hear of euthanasia or "mercy killing." (Self Analysis by L. Ron Hubbard; pg. 28) 

According to Judge Greer's November 22, 2002 order to remove Terri Schiavo's feeding and hydration tube, Terri must substantially improve or be permitted no improvement at all; indeed, no life at all. She must win (substantially improve) or lose everything (be dehydrated to death). Judge Greer made no allowance for a small or moderate improvement. 

2nd Appeals Court Judge Altenbernd agreed that Terri Schiavo's options  are a miracle or death:

…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 their lives. (Quote source: Fight-for-life bombshell: Woman 'trying to talk'!--World Net Daily) [bold emphasis added]

This is exactly the way Scientology would have it. L. Ron Hubbard wrote about organisms (people) needing to win. If they do not win, he believed they would move in the direction of loss [death]:

The goal is to win. When one has lost too much and too many times, the possibility of winning seems to remote to try. And it loses. It becomes so accustomed to loss that it begins to concentrate on loss instead of forward advance. 

(Self Analysis by L. Ron Hubbard pg. 41)

Scientology, which has an integral role in the New World Order network, believes that able producers should not mix with the disabled (which they classify as nonproducers.) They believe that contrasurvival entities (disabled and terminally ill people) should be destroyed:

An individual, family, a group best survives, of course, when prosurvival entities are in proximity and available and when contrasurvival entities are absent. The struggle of life could be said to be the procurement of prosurvival factors and the annihilation, destruction, banishment of contrasurvival factors.

(Self Analysis by L. Ron Hubbard pgs. 176-177)

Michael Schiavo and Judge Greer have been pursuing the "banish, destroy and annihilate the contrasurvival people" Scientology ideology for many years.

  • Michael has banished Terri from society by forcing her to live in solitary confinement in a hospice room for five years.

  •  Judge Greer has ordered Terri's destruction on at least two occasions.

  • Greer has also agreed to allow Michael Schiavo to annihilate her remains by immediate cremation.


Scientology Goal:  Deny the Disabled Civil Rights; Mass Euthanasia Will Follow

Scientology considers brain-damaged individuals such as Terri to be aberrations or mentally defective. Scientology considers such "defective" people as being unworthy of the full benefits of citizenship:

"Perhaps at some distant date only the unaberrated person will be granted civil rights before law. Perhaps the goal will be reached at some future time when only the unaberrated person can attain to and benefit from citizenship. These are desirable goals..." Dianetics; the Modern Science of Mental Health, by L. Ron Hubbard (1987 edition, p.534)

The dehydration death of Terri Schiavo is Hubbard's Hurrah. This is not only because Judge Greer and others have marked this case so obviously for Scientology, but also because those who live in Clearwater, Florida—Scientology's spiritual headquarters—are too intimidated to speak up and reveal that Terri Schiavo is being used to further two of Scientology's major goals in the New World Order network— the denial of civil rights for the disabled and the result: mass euthanasia.

Please speak up or tell us what you know and we will speak for you. Terri is running out of time. May God intervene through you.

Gary and Lisa Ruby 

Scientology Vs Terri Schiavo

Schindler Spokeswoman objects to Scientology articles


modified 04/25/05

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