This is significantly interesting: People in vegetative states are alive and well, thinking and reasoning.
It’s not hard to imagine a future where we’re looked on as savages for turning off life-support for these sorts of people. It’s murder.
Maybe we should just give these people in-brain wi-fi chips and let them roam the net. We’d just have to make sure the wi-fi didn’t interfere with the medical equipment…
Another day, another sci-fi trope becomes a little bit more plausible.