Euthanasi Euthanasia And Euthanasia

1773 Words Oct 25th, 2016 8 Pages
i) Euthanasia Euthanasia is also commonly known as physician-assisted suicide. Generally, people resort to this option when they are terminally-ill, and cannot recover from the severe disease. Some people choose euthanasia over painful death, while some people choose it because they don’t want to spend a lot of their family’s money for their health if it cannot be cured. There has been a great debate about whether one should be allowed to end their life, as per their wish, or not. Here are some of the arguments “for” and “against” euthanasia. First of all, we should be able to distinguish between “suicide” and “euthanasia”. Suicide is when a person ends his/her life regardless of whether they have an incurable disease or not. Some people attempts suicide when they go through a harsh phase in life. Suicide is illegal nationwide. However, euthanasia is different from suicide. When a disease is medically incurable, then choosing your own time of death is euthanasia. Euthanasia is legal in few states like Oregon, Washington, and Vermont. The arguments can be made in many different ways. One of them is by using the term “suffer.” If a person is going through a disease in which he has to go through enormous pain and suffering. And even after going through such misery, if that person can never be healed, and he is going to die a painful death, then physician-assisted suicide is justified. Another argument can be made about cost. In most cases, euthanasia is only permitted when…
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