“Okay, if you could have any superpower, what would it be?”
“Telepathy, of course,” my mother replied.
“Of course,” I chuckled. “That would make your job easier, huh?”
“How about you?”
“Umm, I think…telepathic euthanasia.”
“Yeah. But I would only use it on really bad people–you know, animal abusers, child murderers, evil dictators… Maybe also for people who are suffering from a terminal illness and don’t want to live anymore. It would be quick and painless.”