The Sea Inside Movie Analysis

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America; the land of the free and home of the brave. But do we, as free humans, have the freedom to decide when to end our own life? The Sea Inside, explores the ethical and moral discussion on euthanasia. According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, euthanasia is, “the painless killing of a patient suffering from an incurable and painful disease or in an irreversible coma.” An issue arising in the United States is what stipulations must a person posses to be able to go this route and end their own life. Just as every topic, every individual has their own view and feelings. Ramon, Jose, and I all have very controversial views on euthanasia
Ramon Sampedro is the main character in The Sea Inside. He became paralyzed from the neck down at the age
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Jose made it very clear to his brother that he was a burden to the family, but contrarily was the most hesitant and worried about letting his brother go. In the film this is shown through non-verbal expressions between Ramon and Jose. Ramon pushes everyone away and that causes his loved ones to fight harder to get the chance to talk and spend time with him. Jose on the other hand, just pushed back. Jose did not take part in caring for his brother after he brought up the idea of wanting to end his own life. Even though Jose is capable of having his own values and opinions on the subject at hand, in the movie he is portrayed as the antagonist for not agreeing with Ramons wishes.
Personally, I look at the moral and spiritual aspect of the situation. I believe all individuals aren’t handed a situation that they cannot handle. Not saying any given situation will be easy, but as humans we need to struggle once in awhile. If us as individuals, families, and friends don’t struggle, are we really living? Struggling through a tough situation will reward one with accomplishment once or if their specific situation is overcome. Due to my beliefs, I don’t agree with the option of euthanizing anyone for any

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