‘It’s peculiar to me,’ she said, ‘that everybody pays so much attention to living and so little to dying. Why are these high-powered scientists always screwing around trying to prolong life instead of finding pleasant ways to end it? There must be a hell of a lot of people in the world like me who want to die but haven’t got the farts—’
‘I know what you mean,’ I said; ‘I know exactly what you mean.’
Neither of us said anything for a couple of seconds.