Euthanasia Essay

993 WordsApr 14, 20154 Pages
Student Name: Jih Hung(Ryan) Kung Student ID: 42855470 Word Count: 614(part i ) and 249(part ii) Part (i) Word Reflection What do you believe?/ What is your opinion? Euthanasia is not wrong. Euthanasia can be a morally correct under appropriate supervision. What about the terms/definitions? Are they clear? What kind of problems or ambiguities arise here? The term Euthanasia is known by most ordinary people as it is a famous issue that still remain debatable. There should not be any problem understanding the argument of euthanasia is not wrong. Except the level of acceptance of Euthanasia the argument is trying to convey. The words "morally correct" and "supervision" in the claim are not defined clearly here which may create…show more content…
Lastly, If there is no harm to others, other than the patient or/and the patients' relatives, people should not interfere. Are these main claims easy to understand? Do they rely on common knowledge? Or are they unusual and rely on implicit ideas or background? The first claim, that it is economic wise may not be direct and understandable through common sense. As some people may regard human as precious resource of society that benefit the economy, however, most patient who receive Euthanasia are often not far from death and incapable of returning to workforce. They are rather regarded as burden of society by keeping them alive meaninglessly. Second claim is straightforward that people deserve Euthanasia as they deserve normal goods and services, where people benefit from it and demand it should not be seen as an immoral act. Third claim is easy to understand, as if you do not want a stranger have a say on whether killing yourself for relief from torture of illness is bad and should be prohibited. What supporting evidence would/could you give for these views? For first claim, it is obvious that keeping a living person and without one, keeping a living person require more expenses. This is a simple concept that can be explain through simple economic and calculation. For second claim, putting yourself into a situation where two options left, live painfully for short term and
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