Euthanasi Should It Be Permitted Or Not? Essay examples

1158 Words Mar 31st, 2016 5 Pages
Euthanasia is a very controversial topic which lasts almost two centuries. People all over the world is still arguing should it be permitted or not. 'Euthanasia ' is a conjunction of two Greek words: eu and thanatos meaning, literally, 'a good death '. Euthanasia is known, as the practice of intentionally ending human 's life, which frees a person from an incurable disease or unbearable suffering (Nhs.uk, 2016). This mercy killing is often referred, as painless and an easy death. It could be done from the request of a dying patient or his/her legal representative. When this is happened it is widely known, as Voluntary Euthanasia. Additionally, euthanasia has different types, for example, involuntary and non-voluntary, active and passive and so forth. Involuntary is when the person wants to live but is killed anyway. Non-voluntary represents when person cannot make a decision or cannot make their wishes known (comma cases, a very young baby or person who is senile). Moreover, do nothing to prevent someone 's death is called a passive or negative euthanasia. Active and positive euthanasia is when someone takes a deliberate act to cause death. This essay will consider both sides (for it and against it) on the topic of voluntary euthanasia and its legislation across the world.
Firstly, I would like to consider the point of view of people who thinks that voluntary euthanasia should not to be permitted. There are three main arguments: ethical, practical, and religious, which I…

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