Negative Essay On Organ Donation

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The Greek Orthodox Church supports contribution as a way to better human life in the form of transplantation, or research that will show the way to developments in the deterrence of disease. Religious law from donating their organs does not prohibit Hindus, according to the Hindu Temple Society of North America. In fact, Hindu mythology includes stories in which parts of the human body are used for the benefit of other humans and society. In principal, Judaism sanctions and encourages organ donation in order to save lives. Rabbi Elliott N. Dorff wrote that saving a life through organ donation supersedes the rules concerning treatment of a dead body. Transplantation does not defile a body or show lack of importance for the dead, and any postponement…show more content…
She says, “If I OPT to donate my liver, kidneys, heart or any other worthwhile organ at the time of my death, I will make that decision known. Don’t we have enough intrusion from the government into our personal lives already? If they can dictate whether or not you should be an organ donor, how much longer before they will be making the choices of where you can live, where you can work, go to church or school, who you can marry, what stores you can shop in and ultimately, how long should you be allowed to live, before your organs are no longer a viable option for harvesting!…show more content…
Yes, I am a registered organ donor, but think of the uproar the government would cause if it were made mandatory. There are many ways around making it mandatory, and I think that these steps need to be taken. I personally think a stipend or even a discount, would be a great asset to encourage people to donate. Anything to influence people to become organ donors other than making it mandatory would be the best option. People have a tendency to not want to do something that is mandatory, so a reward system for those that are donors gives people a reason to become
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