scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 715
Euthanasia 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 main fundamental moral principle mercy Terminally ill patients often request that doctors put them out of their misery However because of medicines new technological capacities to extend life the problem has become much more controversial With effective treatments available there is no justification for committing suicide One of societys traditional attitudes 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 to end one An individual who commits suicide is committing sin Christianity has traditionally taught that God does not send us any experience that 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 contrasts with secular arguments that sometimes terminal illness is so painful that it causes life to be an unbearable burden death represents a relief of intolerable pain for that minority of terminally ill persons who wish to choose it Neither Muslims Jews nor Christians find it suggested anywhere in our Holy Scriptures that we may solve the problem of human suffering by eliminating suffering humans Killing is never caring it is flight from caring it is the abandonment of caring Ultimately it is human rejection of Gods command to us to care for each other a rejection born of a hopeless mistrust in the caring of God Euthanasia and suicide constitute an unjustifiable destruction of human life and are not morally permissible Therefore we may not intend to terminate an innocent persons
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA