Persuasive Essay On Death Over Life
“No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because death is very likely the single best invention of life. It is life 's change agent” (Steve Jobs). Death is unpreventable. No one gets to chose when they die it just happens, but for terminally ill patients they have the choice to refuse assisted death, and live their last days without regret. They have the choice to make their last days on earth the best days on earth. They have the choice to look past the pain and suffering and just enjoy what will no longer be. They have the choice to make the right choice. Assisted suicide is the death of a terminally ill patient by physician provided medication, in order to stop pain or suffering; although, assisted suicide has been used on other patients without an incurable illness. In addition to going against religious beliefs, implementing rights to assisted suicide would deceive others fighting a terminal illness.
In 1994 Oregon became the first state in the United States to legalize assisted suicide for any …show more content…
The death of a terminally ill patient by lethal provided drugs is known as assisted suicide, although many other non-terminally ill patients have also used this form of death. With that, many others around the world are receiving the wrong message, and many more are tempted to turn to assisted suicide instead of receiving help. Legalizing assisted death it would bring too many questions, as far as who can and can not receive the drug. As far as Christianity goes, it is not right for anybody to choose death because God has an already mapped out life for us, and he knows exactly when we are going to