Active Euthanasia And Passive Euthanasia

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Active euthanasia
Active euthanasia is also known as “assistant suicide.” Euthanasia is usually used for people suffering from terrible pain and incurable disease. Some people relate euthanasia to suicide. However, euthanasia is very different than suicide and taking someone off their life support. I believe active euthanasia is better than passive euthanasia and will demonstrate my opinions. The different between active euthanasia from passive euthanasia is let the patients less suffering, less painful.
Active euthanasia is doctor assisting the patient to die. His or her doctor determines the patient illness; if it is very bad and there is no cure for the patient, and if the patient wants to end their life by injected drug into their system, it is the patient’s desire to choose when, time, method of their death. The doctor is only to assist the patient’s death and support the patient’s desire.
Passive euthanasia is no one kills the patient and lets nature and God decide when and how they die. However, I believe active euthanasia should be the norm. There must be guidelines and circumstances to warrant active euthanasia. If not, it is simply suicide. Either way the patient is going to die, so it is doesn’t matter if it is active or passive euthanasia, but the good thing about active euthanasia is to give the patient a chance to choose and to stop them from horrible pain and suffering and make their death faster and painless rather than to keep the patient alive and watch…
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