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Assisted Suicide the Easy Way Out Is it right to allow someone to die rather than to let that person to die naturally Is there a right to kill in the name of compassion Assisted suicide is when a person commits suicide with the assistance of others usually a doctor Baby boomers are getting older and the need for end of life care is increasing Humphry Clement 236 At the present end of life care is at an inadequate quality to be able to comfortably assist those who will need it in the coming years Assisted suicide is an answer to the suffering that many of the elderly experience But is it an ethically moral answer It can be seen that modern medicine allows for a longer life but with more suffering we now live far longer than we can take care of ourselves Hardwig 236 Assisted suicide is a way that people can end their suffering and do so in the way that and at the time that they choose With more and more painful and crippling diseases such as Alzheimers neurological diseases and AIDS a debate is rising if there is the right to choose to die This should be our time of letting go and deepest insight not a time of agony stupor undignified dependence Must we become slaves to our failing bodies Rifkin 226 Rational human beings should have the right to determine their own health care according to their personal wishes values and beliefs as long as such a determination does not jeopardize the safety or well being of any other person An elderly person in the hospital with no family or friends to see them would not harm any other person It is also shown that the better the end of life care gets the less the need for assisted suicide will exist Girsh 209 The legalization of the doctor-assisted suicide in Oregon has shown this People already
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