Euthanasia Should Not Be Legal Essay

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Euthanasia is a word that comes from ancient Greece and it refers to “good death”. In the modern societies euthanasia is defined as taking away people’s lives who suffer from an incurable disease. They usually go through this process by painlessness ways to avoid the greatest pains that occurs from the disease. A huge number of countries in the World are against euthanasia and any specific type of it. One of the most important things being discussed nowadays is whether euthanasia should be legalized or not. This essay will focus on comparing positive and negative aspects of euthanasia in order to answer to the question whether euthanasia should be legal or not. There exist three different types of euthanasia: active, …show more content…

There would be some cases when doctors will take into consideration the financial situation of the patient while deciding whether to apply euthanasia or not. For example if a patient cannot afford to pay for the continuous health treatment an immoral behavior of doctor would be suggesting euthanasia in order to save some money from this patient’s treatments. It is unethical and immoral of doctors to behave so but we should certainly consider it as a possible alternative. Moreover, euthanasia is restricted by the church. This is another important point that we should consider, especially for religious people. According to “Death and Dignity” it is emphasized that “Life is a gift from God and it is only God who can take it back”. Christian’s point of view considers euthanasia as a crime against church, religion and God. Christians consider this as an immoral act. When considering the religious factor as well, we can conclude that no one has the right to take control over our lives, especially when we are unconscious. Legalizing euthanasia would cause a very huge despair and depression for the relatives of the deceased person. The family would feel responsible and depressed when taking the decision whether or not their family member should continue living. By legalizing euthanasia and its applications it will bring undesirable and unforgettable feelings for the

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