Essay on The Death Of Euthanasia And Euthanasia

787 Words May 4th, 2015 4 Pages
Euthanasia, also known as assisted suicide and more loosely referred to as mercy killing. Basically, the performance of euthanasia means to take a deliberate action with the express intention of ending a life to relieve intractable suffering. In other words, it is defined as the act of causing death painlessly to end suffering especially incurable and painful diseases. If I had to give my own opinion about what I think of euthanasia, I would say I disagree with the entire concept. I may just be using my religious knowledge but I strongly believe that because God is the one who created our bodies, He should be the one to take it away. God gave us the power and the gift of supplication, if we are suffering in a specific state, we should supplicate and ask God to take us away from the state of suffering and make it easy on us. The religion I follow does not condone euthanasia in any situation. You have to remember, that life is a temporary, just a fleeting moment. However, Kass and Rachels might have different arguments and views on euthanasia. Kass believes that there are two reasons given to answer whether people who ask to be killed should be killed. One of which is that each person has the right to control his or her body and his or her life, including the end of it. And the second reason is that euthanasia has little to do with choice; death is to be directly and swiftly given because the patient’s life is deemed no longer worth living, according to some objective measure.…

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