Maura Dickey's Savior Siblings

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Ethics means principles that portray the value of life. A nonfiction excerpt, “Savior Siblings” demonstrates the value of an infant's life, the song, “Independence Day” leaves the daughter without parents, and the excerpt, “ Lather and Nothing Else” indicates that taking a life goes against humanity. To start off, parents should not be able to control which one of their children should have the right to live or die because virtuously it goes against mercy. Maura Dickey persuades parents through a nonfiction excerpt that savior siblings are wrong because parents should not control which child deserves to live or die. Savior siblings need a voice. The author, Maura Dickey, brings this up through the words, “To recognize these minors’ status as persons…”(1). Savior Siblings deserve the right to have a normal birth and life just as their parents got that right. Infants need someone to be on their side. Someone who is living does not have the right to determine the fate of those who are too weak to fight for themselves. Furthermore, a mother…show more content…
Hernando Tellez through an excerpt asking if a person should go against his/her morals because people at war are tempted to do actions that are wrong. The barber decides not to murder. Explaining jobs, “ You are an executioner, I’m just a barber. Each one has his job”(4). The general is just doing his job exactly like the barber. Everyone has a job and everyone does their job. Not every job is right but people only do their jobs thinking it is helping the greater good. A nonfiction excerpt, “Savior Siblings” demonstrates the value of an infant's life, the song, “Independence Day” leaves the daughter without parents, and the excerpt, “ Lather and Nothing Else” indicates that taking a life goes against humanity. Consequently, ethics means the principles that portray the value of
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