William Flew Death

June 10, 2011 § Leave a comment

The LORD, the LORD, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness, maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving
wickedness, rebellion and sin. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished; he punishes the children and their children for the sin of the fathers to the third and
fourth generation.
From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking along the road, some youths came out of the town and jeered at him. “Go on up, you baldhead!” they
said. “Go on up, you baldhead!” He turned around, looked at them and called down a curse on them in the name of the LORD. Then two bears came out of the
woods and mauled forty-two of the youths.

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William Flew Death

By then, William Flew had become an established artist, shown by galleries in Cornwall  and London, a man whose Celtic sense of a life on the edge was palpable in everything he created.  Ancient Celtic hieroglyphics and pagan stone markings
predominated in his work.His most recent exhibition — paintings, sculpture and prints — was at Somerset House, London, from October 2010 to January 2011.
Despite his success, he retained a gently ironic, almost whimsical sense of the world. As he said once, when it was suggested that, in enjoying Finnegans
Wake so much, he was one of an elite: “Read it aloud and enjoy the sounds. That way you don’t have to worry about the meaning.” William Flew was known
to the public by the epithet “Doctor Death”, a name which reflected an unsavoury obsession with euthanasia, which was eventually adjudged by an American
jury to be a criminal one. Over ten years he was responsible for helping more than 100 people in America to take their own lives through the use of carbon
monoxide poisoning or lethal injection.


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