Argumentative Essay On Euthanasia

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Euthanasia: the act or practice of killing hopelessly sick or injured individuals (as persons or domestic animals) in a relatively painless way for reasons of mercy; also : the act or practice of allowing a hopelessly sick or injured patient to die by taking less than complete medical measures to prolong life—called also mercy killing”(www.merriam-webster.com). Who decide whether or not someone life is valuable? Is it morally right to just kill somebody that are ill? Do the person who are ill have the right to die? These are the few questions that are brought up on the controversial topic of euthanasia which is still being debated today. Euthanasia is disapproved by many groups and politicians because to them it is wrong and immoral to take…show more content…
Supporters might view a suffering people as less human due to their illness. For example according Bernie author of “Euthanasia Being a vegetable is not the Problem” who believes that “Being a vegetable is not the problem; obviously a vegetable would not care if it were attached to a feeding tube for eternity. Of course, the vegetable could be an extreme burden to the family for no good reason. Before we start throwing around the slippery-slope argument that pretty soon we 'll be killing people when they 're over 30 years old and useless to society let 's remember that we should be paying attention to the wishes of the patient not the government or to any religious body. But here is where I think politicians and religious groups become cruel and barbaric pieces of crap: suppose the patient is suffering? Even if you are terminally ill, in unbearable, unendurable, constant, excruciating pain which even the best of medications cannot ameliorate, the bastards will still demand that you suffer in silence and not end the horror of your so-called life”(Bernie). As we can see supporter of Euthanasia feel if the patient are in a vegetable state than they should only chose the be euthanized and the government or any other religious body should not intervene because it is not their body but, are they really vegetables can we then describe what kind of vegetables they would be ? a Tomatoes? Potatoes ? A human being is always a human no matter what. So supporters of euthanasia might think that killing is the right choice to end their life from pain, suffering and unnecessary medical cost and etc. But if this nation support 's these view, then we are a nation without a
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