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A thesis statement for those who support the concept of euthanasia could be Euthanasia also mercy killing is the practice of ending a life so as to release an individual from an incurable disease or intolerable suffering Euthanasia is a merciful means to an end of long-term suffering Euthanasia is a relatively new dilemma for the United States and has gained a bad reputation from negative media hype surrounding assisted suicides Euthanasia has a purpose and should be evaluated as humanely filling a void created by our sometimes inhumane modern society In our society suicide is always traumatic for families and friends If there is no alternative to relieve the suffering of terminal patients then the more humane option to suicide is euthanasiaTo those who would oppose euthanasia might consider this as an appropriate antithesis statement Euthanasia is nothing less than cold-blooded killing Euthanasia cheapens life even more so than the very divisive issue of abortion Euthanasia is morally and ethically wrong and should be banned in the United States Modern medicine has evolved by leaps and bounds recently and euthanasia resets these medical and technological advances back by years and reduces todays medical doctors to administrators of death Euthanasia comes from the Greek word Thanatos meaning death and the prefix eu meaning easy or good Russell 1977 p 8 To those who support euthanasia it might be defined as follows The term euthanasia is used generally to refer to an easy or painless death Voluntary euthanasia involves a request by the dying patient or that persons legal representatives Passive or negative euthanasia involves not doing something to prevent death that is allowing someone to die active or positive euthanasia involves taking deliberate action to cause a deathEuthanasia is often mistaken or associated with assisted suicide a distant cousin of euthanasia in which a person wishes to commit suicide but feels unable to perform the act alone because of a physical disability or lack of
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