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Normative Perspective On Suicide

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“The Pew Research Center’s survey, conducted Nov. 9-27, 2005 among 1,500 adults, finds that while overall attitudes are largely stable, people are increasingly thinking about and planning for their own medical treatment in the event of a terminal illness or incapacitating medical condition.” Based upon the article, “Strong Public Support for Right to Die,” 70% of the people believe individuals should have been allowed to die, while 22% believed it was up to the doctors to try and help and save the patients. The normative perspective would argue, people who commit suicide are violating the normative consensus of organized society. However, in this situation, normative perspective could discuss, dying with dignity or assisted suicide means
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