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For centuries mankind has dreaded painful deaths from either pestilence, attack or even accidents. Morris explains that the majority of people fear death because of uncertainty as well. He claims knowing death will be painless would relinquish man of fear of it (Morris 1). There is a way to know, for certain, that death will be painless. Euthanasia is the key to a painless death.
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However, it was not until 1906 when the first bill to legalize Euthanasia popped up on American soil. For years on end, American legislatures have been turning down bills of legalizing Euthanasia in America. Through the years 1937 to 1991 Nebraska, New York, Washington, and Oregon have been the few states that have tried to legalize Euthanasia, but have been promptly rejected or turned down and prevented from taking effect. Today in America, Euthanasia is illegal. In fact, it is almost illegal in every country of the world except for a few places.
When we hear the word death, we define it as the end of life itself. Most people fear death because it’s either going to be painful, unknown, or even both. I believe most of us fear death because it’s a final moment of being part of loving relationship or family, it makes you feel that there’s a ticking clock counting down your existence and that all you wished for or hoped may have not been achieved. I consider death an adventure because as human, we
Not only does this let the family properly grieve the death, rather than immediately accepting the reality, but it allows the family to maintain ... ... middle of paper ... ...we ascribe to death. Ask any poet or philosopher, they will tell you that life and death are not clear cut or easily delineated, which is why this struggle will remain in healthcare until we broaden and revise the modern medical definition of death. If we augment our views on death to encompass life, we could be able to experience death as a part of life. If we were to put aside the fear of death and socially acknowledge that we will all die soon, imagine the decisions that society would make. Remembering that we are going to die will remind us that we have nothing to lose because nearly everything falls away in the face of death.