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Right to Die
A discussion of arguments for and against the legalization of euthanasia.
# 121353 | 750 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Hot Topics (Euthanasia)


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In this case study, two arguments are considered relating to euthanasia, giving compelling reasons why euthanasia should be legalized and the other giving the most compelling reasons for why euthanasia should not be legalized.

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"Euthanasia means a gentle and easy death. Euthanasia is defined as the intentional killing by action or by omission of a dependent human being for his or her alleged benefit. In his essay titled "Active and Passive Euthanasia," James Rachels questions the moral significance of euthanasia. He questions whether there is any ethical distinction between actively killing someone and passively allowing them to die. According to Rachels, active euthanasia occurs when treatment is administered with the intention of ending the patient's life. Voluntary euthanasia occurs when..."

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