Physician Assisted Suicide Vs Passive Euthanasia

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Every second of the day someone in the world dies. Death happens to us all whether we choose it or not, and in the end it is ultimately inevitable. It can occur directly or indirectly, on purpose or accidentally but regardless it happens to everyone in the end. A controversial issue known as Euthanasia is an example of death by means of a direct action. Death by means of a direct action is occurs when and individual dies as a result of another’s actions. Webster’s dictionary defines Euthanasia as “an act or practice of killing or permitting the death of hopelessly sick or injured individuals in a relatively painless way for reason of mercy.”There are two types of Euthanasia both which are important to differentiate from when arguing about such a controversial topic considering some people find a substantial difference between the two: Active Euthanasia and Passive Euthanasia.

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