Physician-Assisted Suicide Essay
Statistics show that 100% of people who are born die eventually, but we still consider death a taboo. We don't talk …show more content…
Although Susan wanted the best for her father, letting him die was a better decision in this particular situation. They both invested time and money in his medical treatments as soon as his condition was diagnosed. They did all they can to restore his health. When his body and mind became too weak, there was no other option than terminating the machines and letting the man die before he endured any more suffering.
Unlike Susan Wolf, Samuel D. Williams expressed his opinion on assisted suicide and euthanasia differently. “That in all cases of hopeless and painful illness it should be the recognized duty of the medical attendant, whenever so desired by the patient, to administer chloroform, or such other anesthetic as may by-and-by supersede chloroform, so as to destroy consciousness at once, and put the sufferer at once to a quick and painless death...”. Williams was extreme in his opinion that nature enjoys torturing people with diseases for its pleasure, but he was convinced that human beings