Disadvantages Of Euthanasia

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In addition to the different methods of euthanasia, there are also different degrees. Euthanasia is classified as either active or passive. Those classifications are then broken down to voluntary, involuntary, and non-voluntary. Active euthanasia “occurs when the medical professionals, or another person, deliberately do something that causes the patient to die,” (BBC). It “involves taking a positive step or direct action to bring death of another person,” (Cavan 43). The methods of injection, consumption of pills, and inhalation of gas are active forms of euthanasia. On the other hand, passive euthanasia is “to [hasten] the death of a sick person by withdrawing some form of treatment from him or her and letting nature take its course,” (Cavan …show more content…
Euthanasia holds a major role in the lives and deaths of those suffering from harsh, incurable conditions. Although the idea of death can be daunting, euthanasia can make death short and pleasant instead of forcing unfortunate people to die long, grueling, painful deaths. With the choice of life, people should also be given the choice of death. It is their every right to choose whether they want to be euthanized or not. It is cruel and inhumane to make a person go through the pain and suffering that is accompanied by the process of death. Often times people are in serious medical conditions asking either their doctor or loved ones to help ease the pain. There are some conditions that simply don’t that have cures or alternative treatments that improve the quality of the lives of those affected. This is where euthanasia comes in, providing the patient the option to have a fair and easy passage from life. With all the different options patients have, euthanasia is the most humane treatment of relieving the physical, emotional, and financial burdens of incurable diseases with progressive deterioration of their health and their quality of life. With the fate of death, patients are entitled to have the right to the most gentle and merciful way to eternal peace. As nature takes its course and commences the dying process through terminal ailments, the patient suffers until their final breath. The disease and the pain associated with it, along with its inevitable fate can cause emotional toll on the patient and their loved ones as well. And with treatment that does not relieve the patient with their suffering comes endless hospital bills. With the use of euthanasia, all this can be avoided. With the right to live a good

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