'I have Motor Neurone Disease - Primary Lateral Sclerosis to be precise, which is a slowly developing form. I don't want to take my own life, even though I know it might get 'intolerable' and even though I'm already entirely dependent on my wife - from getting up to going to bed, including getting to the loo, getting my food etc. However I do not believe that being dependent means a lack of dignity. I think all human life has worth and dignity including babies, the disabled, the very old and the terminally ill like me.
'Ms Macdonald talks about her right to choose when to die, as do many of her view. The fact however is that rights do not exist in a vacuum. With rights come responsibilities. Our choices do affect others.
My email wasn't read out, but to give the BBC their due they did telephone and decided that my voice too slow and slurred for a quick interview - which was a shame as all the personal 'stories' were on the other side. I really think we do need to affirm the dignity of interdependence. Our cult of independence is profoundly harmful and unnatural.