Euthanasia For Animals Essay

891 Words Feb 8th, 2014 4 Pages
Euthanasia
One of the most widely debated topics in the animal industry is euthanasia. The topic of euthanasia causes arguments around the world because the word takes the best of the emotional side of human nature causing the people against euthanasia to feel that it is inhumane, unfair, and a sin to euthanize animals for any reason. In a way these emotional feelings overcome the human mind thus stop them from thinking logically.
Even though the word euthanasia can have several meanings throughout different dictionaries, there is only one origination of the word which is from the Greek word “eu” meaning good and “thanatos” meaning death; when combined together the word means good death. This meaning is the true meaning of the word,
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The Bible which is another religious book followed by the religion of Christianity also has a lot of respect for the lower creatures of this world. In the first chapter of the Bible it says, “God made mankind responsible for His animals (Genesis 1-28). All animals are God's animals (Psalm 50:10) and we are answerable to God for our treatment, care and protection of them.” The animals in the Bible are also seen to be some part of god’s important creations similar to the Quran, proving that taking a life of an animal is not a sin if done in a humane manner. Rather it is a sin to keep an animal without care, which would be done if the animals would not be euthanized because the overpopulation would knowingly or unknowingly cause an uncaring human behaviour towards the animals.
These are some but many reasons why it is essential to understand the importance of euthanasia throughout the world. If there is no euthanasia then the animals might have to go through more then what meets the eye. They would be living, but with pain and agony which would then symbolize us to be inhumane for giving them such a life which is equal to having no life but just a distress soul on earth kept for selfish

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