Organ Donation Pros And Cons

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There are an unlimited number of viewpoints on everything there is everywhere. One just has to pick a viewpoint on each thing and stick with it. Along with choosing a certain viewpoint, one must have the knowledge to back up which side one supports. An example of something that has viewpoints is whether or not to believe if organ transplants and organ donations are ethical. Should one donate their extra and unneeded organs to someone that may not survive without an organ transplant? It may only be ethical to do so. However, some believe that one should be deceased before they donate their organs. Those people believe that there is a chance that it could affect them the wrong way and make one sick and maybe even die. There are many people …show more content…
Anyone can decide that they want to donate their organs to people that are in need of one. The people that decide to do so, believe that it is ethical to help out and be an organ donor for those in need. What if one never had a say in whether or not one wanted to be an organ donor? A lot of people die at a young age and never even think about being an organ donor, it never even comes up in their life whether they want to or not. Who gets to choose if the organs of a deceased person gets donated if no one knows if that person wanted to donate them or not? It would only be ethical to let closely related people choose, but no one will ever know what the person who died actually wanted. There are many questions to ask oneself about whether organ donation is ethical or not. Everyone just has to listen from inside oneself and do what one …show more content…
“The Human Organ Transplant Ordinanceprovides a legal basis for regulation of organ donation, and Article 8 of the Ordinance explicitly stipulates that family agreement is a basic principle for guiding the practice.” This tells you that with the death of a family member, in order for their organs to be donated to anyone, the family has to approve that the organ donation should be done. If the family believes that it is unethical to donate the organs, then the organs of the dead family member may not be donated. This is why it is important to talk to everyone and get their beliefs, because once one dies, no one will know what that person wanted and others will have to make that decision for them. The people deciding can choose whatever they want because they are the only ones that get a say in what happens to the organs. “The content of Article 8 should be understood as stating that it is permissible and admirable for the family members of a dead person to agree to donation (if it is not evidently against the wishes of the deceased individual), but it is by no means obligatory for them to do so.” It is a helpful thing to be willing to donate one’s organs, it can save a life and one would get great applause from the family of the person that needs an organ

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