Can there be a Price on Organs? The decision as to why organs should or should not be on sale is not as popular as it should be. There are many different opinions on the topic that makes sense, but which opinion is actually credible? Some of the common thoughts that are taken into consideration about selling organs are the pricing of the organs, should there be a legalization of the black market selling organs, and is the procedures necessarily safe for the donor.
The text serves the people that need kidney transplants and the ones who are willing to donate kidneys. Schulman’s approaches this essay in a unique way. She catches the reader’s attention by giving email samples sent to Markkula Center for Applied Ethics. They published an article “Kidneys for Sale” in 1988 addressing the ethical issues raised by the potential for a market in human body parts.
In the essay, “Organ Sales Will Saves Lives” Joanna MacKay elaborates that kidney failure is a major problem that has a possible, not so complex solution. Mackay believes that this issue could possibly be resolved if the legalization of organ sales were to be possible. In fact, her main argument throughout the essay is that government officials should not waste lives, but rather help save them by legalizing this process. Furthermore, she explains the dangers of the black market and how authorizing organ sales would benefit all parties involved. Overall, MacKay thoroughly claims that organ sales would ensure greatness for the recipient but also for the buyer; most importantly, she believed it would give someone a chance to continue living
The Choice of Life or Death Choosing between life or death is not a decision that you want to make. Of course pretty much everyone is going to choose life over death, but is some cases you don’t have that choice. In the article “Organ Sales Will Save Lives”, written by the author Joanna MacKay, she presents an argument about whether or not the sale of organs should be legalized. She builds her credibility by giving numerous facts, examples, and statistics on the argument. People die everyday waiting and hoping to get the call about finding a match for a kidney so that they can have a kidney transplant done.
I think the author did a superb job at getting her point across in such a structured way that the audience would not be confused by the use of terminology that they were not familiar with. She also still made sure that the audience was well informed through accurate statics of how many lives would be affected by selling organs. She also involved the audience by giving them a peek into the future, which allowed them to stimulate their own idea of how beneficial selling organs could be as well as created an empathetic feel when she discussed how many people that has and are currently
Joanna MacKay right away states her position on the subject, she brings up points arguing how she believes the sale of human organs should not be illegal, they should be regulated. Throughout this article she successfully employs emotional appeals to audience. She employs her own facts while
Organ sales and donations might seem like part of a dystopian book like The Hunger Games, but Sally Satel's Organs for Sale debunks that notion and advocates allowing the sale of organs. Sally Satel supports the legalization of organ sales in her article "Organs for Sale," inspired by Toulmin's model and Aristotle's arguments. Satel makes a compelling case as to why a regulated organ market would be a better way to address the shortage of organs available for a transplant, employing a variety of rhetorical techniques including ethics and pathos. Satel organizes and presents her case logically according to the Toulmin model. Reasoning, supporting evidence, potential counter-argument, and argument likelihood are the six main components of
My opinion is that organ transplant should not be allow for many reason. Many people are marketing illegal kidney. So how they getting them? The reasons are in the book “The House of The Scorpion” because El Patron was a drug lord who made an empire full of slaves, clones, and people.
The text is directed toward medical personnel because it causes them to question, “what if”, organ sales legalized or what would they gain from this legalization? His article is also directed towards people in need of an organ, and organ donors. Gregory is successful when he uses logical, emotional and ethical tactics to persuade his audience on why organ sales would be beneficial. Some logical tactics Gregory uses to persuade his audience is giving the number of how many people die waiting for a transplant. He states, “...there are only about 20,000
Throughout the article “Organ Sales Will Save Lives”, her thesis statement is clear. Joanne believes that people should be allowed to donate their kidneys even if people believe that it is “morally wrong.” Throughout her entire article she restates her opinion that people should be able to sell kidney’s without consequences. In the article, she states why people believe that it shouldn’t be legal as well as people who do believe that it should be legal. Most people believe that it shouldn’t be legal for one reason, that it is morally wrong.
In Joanna MacKay's article, 'Organ Selling Will Save Lives", sides with the legalization of organ selling, due to her main focus she emphasizes on kidney failure. In ignorance of government, patients all over the globe are dying on the wait for a kidney transplant. She presents her ideas that government should not prohibit the sale of organs. She writes "lives shouldn’t be wasted they should be saved". Her thesis is understandable and she supports it with good reasons.
Adding kidneys to the accepted list of organ sales can cause an uproar both good and bad, but may overall benefit those in need. The process of organ donations in the United States is an unstable procedure, but with the improvement in the system black markets can be stopped, awareness can be improved, and more lives will be saved. The effects and outcomes from those in need of a transplant are quite impressive. As of August 2017, 116,000 men, women, and children were on the national transplant waiting list.
Ronald Faison Eng-106 February 20, 2018 Professor MaryBeth Nipp Definition Argument Essay The selling of human organs under U.S law is illegal for many reasons. By having bids on life or death situations can have a negative effect on people with low to no income waiting for an organ. The only lawful procedure for someone to receive an organ transplant as of now is to be placed on a waiting list. Human organs that are sold is considered human trafficking because it is the process of selling or transferring human tissue by force (National Institute of Justice, 2007).
During the previous decades, society’s behavior with regard to organ donation remains reluctant. A survey showed that although people plainly accept to offer their organs for transplantation, when a person dies, his or her relatives often refuse donation. To be able
The act Donating Organs, either prior to death or after death, is considered by many to be one of the most generous, selfless and worthwhile decisions that one could make. The decision to donate an organ could mean the difference of life or death for a recipient waiting for a donor. Organ donations offer patients new chances at living more productive, healthy and normal lives and offers them back to families, friends and neighborhoods. Despite the increasing number of donor designations in the past few years, a shortage still exists in donors.