Easy Death

Easy Death

Euthansia, meaning “easy death,” is one of the most acute and uncomfortable contemporary problems in society. The debate concerns one question: is euthanasia ethical The case rests on one fundamental moral principle: mercy. Terminally ill patients often request that doctors put them out of their misery. However, because of medicines new technological xapacities to extend life, the problem has become more controversial. With effective treatments available, there is no justification for committing suicide.One of societys traditional attitdes, expressed morally, legally, philosophically, and religiously is that human life merits special protection. Euthanasia is an unconstitutional, unethical, and senseless act to commit.

Most religions strictly forbid any form of suicide. The Christian religion has traditionally taught that life is a gift from God. Thus, only God can start a life, and only God should be allowed ro end one. An individual who commits suicide is committing sin. Christianit has traditionally taught that God does not send us any experience we cannot handle. God supports people in suffering, so to actively seek an end to life would appear to represent a lack of trust in Gods promise. This contracts with secular arguements

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