The Death Of A Death Essay

1070 Words Dec 7th, 2016 5 Pages
Rightful Suicide
“You have a choice. Live or die. Every breath is a choice. Every minute is a choice” (Palahniuk). People will terminal illnesses face excruciating pain all the time. They take drugs after drugs, but nothing seems to cure or at least ease the person’s pain. Some eventually get tired of living with the agony, so they consider the idea of suicide or euthanasia. Euthanasia often carries a negative implication, for some people think of it as murder. While others see it as putting a patient to death without pain or suffering. People debate over the patients wanting to end their life, for some are for it while others think it is not the right decision to make. If drugs and treatments cannot cure the patient then it should be their decision if they want to continue being alive or end their life. I myself am for it. Their suicide will stop their suffering, reduce financial debt of the hospital, and preserve individual right to determine fate.
First, the patient is in so much agony because of the illness that they consider euthanasia. The loved ones and other people are not feeling what the patient is feeling. That is why people think that the patient’s idea of suicide is wrong and unnecessary. For a person to understand the decision is complicated, because the person would have to be going through what the person is going through. For example, a man named Matthew Donnelly wanted to die. He had skin cancer, because of that he lost his nose, his left hand, two fingers…

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