Legalizing Euthanasia

Euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide is currently a topic of international debate, especially in the United States of America where different human rights groups, enthusiasts, medical practitioners and the legislature are concerned with the problem of legalization or illegalization of the practice. The are supporters of the idea that only God has the right to take […]

Euthanasia

New York Times Different people view end of life and euthanasia which may also be termed so mercy killing differently depending on various kinds of environment that surround individuals. For instance, the kind of set up that an individual has grown up in, the kind of religion an individual professes, the personality of an individual […]

Argument for Euthanasia

Mankind has always struggled to deal with numerous illnesses that have been in existence at different periods of time. Different treatment alternatives have been employed ranging from those by traditional medicine men to the modern scientific methods. All these efforts have been motivated by the desire to remain alive for as long as one can […]

Argument for Euthanasia

Mankind has always struggled to deal with numerous illnesses that have been in existence at different periods of time. Different treatment alternatives have been employed ranging from those by traditional medicine men to the modern scientific methods. All these efforts have been motivated by the desire to remain alive for as long as one can […]

The Ethics of Active Euthanasia

One of the most difficult ethical issues faced by scholars, medical professionals as well as philosophers is that of euthanasia. Whichever position one takes, controversies always appear. All the ethical theories that have been advanced in support of active euthanasia practice have not been exhaustive in their explanations (Shafer-Landau, 2012). Euthanasia has always been described […]

Euthanasia Development

One of the most peculiar aspects of a post-industrial living is that, as time goes on, a number of religion-based moral dogmas are being exposed conceptually fallacious. The validity of this statement can be well illustrated in regards to an ongoing debate on whether the practice of euthanasia should attain a fully legitimate medicinal status […]

Active Euthanasia

Introduction Euthanasia is a Greek word meaning “good death”. Euthanasia refers to the deliberate action that is taken with the intention of ending life due to a pressing suffering. The suffering may be for instance incurable diseases, injuries, or irreversible coma. Death is only euthanasia if there is intention of death occurring by whatever was […]

Singer’s Views on Voluntary Euthanasia, Non-voluntary Euthanasia, and Involuntary Euthanasia

According to Singer, there are three types of euthanasia involving conditions when terminally ill patients express their wish to end their lives. These types include voluntary, non-voluntary and involuntary euthanasia. All these terms are quite complicated and there is no unanimous definition of those, but Singer provides his own vision of justified killing. With regard […]

Euthanasia and Suicide

Introduction Euthanasia can be defined as the intentional act of inducing an easy and painless death to a suffering individual or mercy killing. It is closely associated with suicide act which involves an individual deliberately terminating his or her life in most cases without any assistance. There are usually cases of assisted suicide where the […]

Euthanasia Authorization Debate

Introduction The debate about euthanasia is becoming broader as a result of the increase in the number of complex ailments. Looking at euthanasia from different perspectives reveals that it is largely an ethical issue. There is a division between those who support the practice and those who oppose it based on voluntary grounds. The main […]

Euthanasia Concept

Introduction Euthanasia is a subject that continues to elicit mixed reactions from all quarters in the public domain. Most prominent among these reactions are heated debates between the proponents and opponents of the subject as to whether it should be embraced as an acceptable option under some circumstances. A few nations across the globe have […]

Euthanasia: Your Right to Die?

When the person’s life is full of everyday sufferings because of diseases and there are no perspectives for the recovery, the question of possible euthanasia becomes urgent. The problem of euthanasia is discussed from many perspectives with references to the social, medical, ethical, and religious aspects. There are two opposite visions of the problem which […]

Euthanasia Moral Permissibility

Currently, many medical workers, scholars and journalists discuss the moral permissibility of euthanasia or assisted suicide of a person who suffers from an intolerable pain. More importantly, this issue can be of great relevance to patients and their families. The key question is whether such a practice can be accepted from an ethical perspective. It […]

Euthanasian Issues

Is it possible to find the relief in the life which is full of pain and agony for those people who suffer from serious diseases and have only a little chance to get rid of their suffering? In his work, Garn LeBaron accentuates that “the way people deal with and respond to issues of life, […]

Euthanasia From a Disciple of Jesus Christ in Today’s World

Introduction By definition, Euthanasia refers to the intentional ending by act or omission of a dependent person for their own benefit[1]. In other words, it refers to that process where a terminally ill individual is assisted to die painlessly. Euthanasia can be categorized in a number of ways for instance Non-voluntary euthanasia where a person […]

Euthanasia and Modern Society

Euthanasia is Greek word that when directly translated refers to the “good death”; more specifically euthanasia is a term that is used to describe death conditions that has been undertaken deliberately for purposes of alleviating suffering of an individual usually from a terminal illness for which no recovery is expected. Hence, for euthanasia to be […]