Euthanasia - An Immoral Act Essay

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Euthanasia - An Immoral Act

Should an individual be allowed to choose assisted suicide with the help of a physician, or be forced to follow their theological beliefs of the dominant religion they practice when life seems pointless? The choice of whether to live or not live is directly influenced by the decision to indulge in a process characterized as “physician assisted suicide” or simply called Euthanasia. Many people believe it is solely left upon God to determine when death should occur, but some people believe that a doctor has the right to take their life and help the patient destroy it. In this paper I will be discussing what euthanasia is, how it affects the patients life, and the implication it has on the religious community as
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PAS is currently legal, under severe restrictions, but only in the American state of Oregon and in the Netherlands, in other jurisdictions, they are forced to continue living against their wish, until their body eventually collapses, or until a family member or friend commits a criminal act by helping them commit suicide. According to the International Task Force, an international leader in the ever-increasing debate over assisted suicide and euthanasia. Since 1998 to 2004, a total of 208 people have died from assisted suicide, 37 cases just along in the year 2004. Euthanasia is not only wrong, but it goes beyond respecting the morality of an individual’s life. When human beings are aware and conscience of a moral decision in their life either the intention, the act itself, or circumstances that individual is responsible regardless. In every day life, human beings have the underlying ability to choose good and avoid evil because as Christians, we have a moral duty to God, the creator to abide by Christianity. The innocent killing of human beings prescribed by physician known as Euthanasia, to end a persons life in not only unmoral but goes against God’s Plan for us. Whether we acknowledge the fact that God is the source of all

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