To most historical cultures, a coma itself was basically death because they lacked the tools to reverse the process or sustain the victim.
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If you notice something good in yourself, give credit to God, not to yourself, but be certain the evil you commit is always your own and yours to acknowledge.
For all intense and purposes, she is merely a life support system for the fetus, regardless of where in the debate you align
A screaming comes across the sky.
It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now.Pynchon - Gravity's Rainbow
"By definition, "brain death" is "when the entire brain, including the brain stem, has irreversibly lost all function." The legal time of death is "that time when a physician(s) has determined that the brain and the brain stem have irreversibly lost all neurological function."
HowStuffWorks "How Brain Death Works"