Assisted Suicide

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Jennifer Alcala English 12 Dec. 13, 2014 Block 5 Persuasive Essay Assisted suicide is the suicide of a person, done with the help of another person but mostly a physician. (Wikipedia) This can be a very debatable topic because it has actually been legalized in different parts of the world. By having this act legalized, it doesn’t really mean that the assistor won’t get persecuted. Many people may not agree with my point of view, but in my opinion assisted suicide should not be legalized at all. First of all, there are many pros such as , a patients pain and suffering will be coming to an end. For example, if a person is suffering from a horrible disease it would be as if they were living dead. As the article Pros and …show more content…

One can get well from one day to the next. Also, the science is advancing so fast that doctors can make a medicine that can cure whatever you have. Doctors should always try nothing but their best to keep their patients alive. What if there is actually a cure and the doctors are still not quite aware of it? Messerli says, “You have to consider the constant medical and pharmaceutical advances that just might lead to a miracle recovery. We should never get to a point where we spend more time looking for a way out of life than for a way to sustain life.” Through this quote we see that it is always better to fight for life to keep going and assisted suicide should not be an option In conclusion, people should never give up and take the easy path. Even though a lot of people suffer at the end maybe everything can be worth it. It won’t be an easy thing to keep living in pain but giving up and giving the right for someone to kill you not be consider an option. As a result, assisted suicide should not be legalized because no one should be able to take someone else’s life

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