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Is Euthanasia Moral? Essay

  • Submitted by: zerran123
  • on November 26, 2010
  • Category: Social Issues
  • Length: 415 words

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Is Euthanasia Moral?

"The greatest gift from God is life is life itself",from this short phrase we can plainly see the vitality of life.Life,that has been given to us to explore the beauty of all the creations that He has made and an opportunity to fathom the purpose of our existence in this manly world...But despite of that fact,why do some people still believe that killing for a good purpose is ethical?Is its purpose ends when we are amidst the most despairing moments of our life?

            Euthanasia comes from the Greek words Eu and Thanatus which means "Easy Death".For many physicians,it is considered as a good medical practice because it provides comfort and relief while the patient awaits death.Some people think euthanasia is ethical because it gives the patient a death with decency and dignity.On the other hand,there are also people who believe that euthanasia is immoral because from the bible itself that states God gave us life so he is the only one who has the authority to take it away from us.And even though the patient requested to have it because he/she doesn't want respirators or other sorts of machines be the reason of his/her survival,it is considered to be suicide.Christians consider euthanasia a murder because for them,it deprives the chance or opportunity to see the beauty of this world and to see kinds of things that will make us complete from the patient.In United States,taking active measures to end someone's life is a serious crime,punishable by life imprisonment while in Uruguay it is not a crime because they are in favor with it.

            Making decisions in life especially for the sake of our loved ones is really hard,but in the end we should always put into our minds that euthanasia is still immoral and a murder because it not only defies the 7th commandment of God which is "Thou shall not kill" but also we are putting the authority of God into our own hands by ending up others' lives even if our purpose is to cease the...

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