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Cuad Bioet. 2012 Jan-Apr;23(77):71-82.

[The "evil ideology": description and critique of a policy against human nature].

[Article in Spanish]

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Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera-Valencia, Spain.


Ideological evil is to place certain ideals above the real and concrete human person, and has been a feature of the twentieth century totalitarian policies, particularly those who have checked out the life and dignity of human beings. Today this evil ideology embodied in the political and legislative impulses that reduce the scope of protection of life and question the dignity of vulnerable life stages (infants, mentally ill, dying). The most important case in Spain today has been the recent Organic Law 2/2010, the law clearly ideological, out of arguments that promote humanity and on the contrary a law that puts the life periods of future citizens in a dangerous area unprotected and dubious puts individual rights and a strong ideological impulses value of human dignity and fundamental rights that flow from it with are, in this case the protection of life and liberty of conscience.

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