There are many reasons why Euthanasia is valid. Everyone has the human right in their lives. Patients who have a choice whether they can live or die. For example, website News Voice TV by Phannika Wanish reported that Tony Nicklinson, uses the right to choose to do Euthanasia, he suffers from locked in syndrome, he need to rely on others because he cannot move his body. He can move only his eyes and eyelids.
The right to die, or euthanasia, is when a person makes a request to be helped to die. Mainly for terminally ill patients who want a good death without pain. (Manning, 1998) The patient self-administers the lethal dose prescribed by a physician. (Foley and Hendin, 2002) Essentially, euthanasia is when a person wants to die, even though they are going to in a matter of time, without pain. This is not written anywhere in the Constitution.
Steven Hawking, the British physicist asked “We don't let animals suffer, so why humans?” The controversial issues of euthanasia started from 5th Century BC. The Hippocratic Oath prohibited physicians give a lethal drug to anyone, not even if asked for. However, most ancient Greek or Roman physicians ignored. They supported for voluntary euthanasia as opposed to prolonged pain. This essay suggest that active euthanasia should be supported.
Making Euthanasia illegal would successfully prevent all the problems that come with legalizing Euthanasia. There are better alternatives, like palliative care. Euthanasia should not be allowed because killing is immoral and Euthanasia can cause abuse. Don’t give up on life, because there is always a chance that things will be perfect in the end. Hold on to that chance, and feel blessed to have it, because once it’s gone, it’s gone.
What would you do if you were dying from the great pain? It is not surprising that there are many people in the world have to encounter with the end of life every single day. Some people died young and some passed away when they reach their aged. But because of the terminal illness, someone decided to cut the last breath of their life with dignity and called it as the euthanasia. It turned out that it has two sides about the point of view towards the euthanasia issue in a positive and negative ways.
Euthanasia can also mean the termination of a very sick person’s life in order to relieve them of their suffering. It is normally carried out in most cases by the person who dies asks for it but there are cases where a person cannot make such a request is called euthanasia.
Physician assisted suicide—or euthanasia—has been a topic of extreme controversy for years now. According to examiner.com, this debate could date back as far as the sixteenth century. Some believe that it is a necessary practice that would allow terminally ill patients to die quickly, painlessly, and with dignity, while others believe that it is a destructive and murderous practice that could potentially blur the lines of right and wrong within the medical community. While many believe that it is within our rights as humans to die as we please, the rest believe that the right to be killed does not exist. This paper will highlight both the pros and cons of legalizing human euthanasia.
I have always thought that in extreme circumstances when the patient can no longer function properly and there quality of life is almost non-existent then I think that euthanasia is the right thing as you ensuring that that person no longer feels any pain. After researching this topic further and looking into personal opinions especially those of doctors I still feel that euthanasia could be considered a mercy killing upon certain circumstances, but I also think that it should be used as a final resort and the main focus should be on improving care for the patients to see if this can cause any improvements. If the area continues this way with the topic gaining more publicity with people coming forward and fighting for their right to die as they please then it is likely that euthanasia will become legal in more countries, then the few where it is already such as Belgium. Although, if more doctors come out against this practise then there is the possibility that control may become stricter in those countries where it has been legalised or it may be made illegal for being
Another reason people would rather choose assisted suicide is because of the the quality of life. The patient that is suffering from the pain, stress, and challenges of a terminal illness is most likely not living their life to the fullest potential. The same hardships occur for the family members as well. According to Aisha Dow(first art.) “Official statistics kept by the Oregon Health Authority show that about ninety percent of euthanasia patients were concerned about losing autonomy and not being able to engage in enjoyable activities.
They should have the right to die when they are ready, if they are ready. They shouldn’t just have to wait for the time to come, wait for the end. These people are in pain, and if they are ready to go, then we should let them go. I have always heard about assisted suicide from the news, and how some people believe it should or shouldn’t be legalized. I once watched a documentary about assisted death and it was very interesting to me.