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Justifiable Euthanasia Euthanasia--what does this word mean It comes from the Greek words eu and thantos which translates to good death Though this is the very literal meaning it has become a more complex concept in our current society Assisted suicide self-deliverance auto euthanasia aid-in-dying are all terms that deal with the choice of achieving a good death the choice of deciding for oneself when it is time to escape unimaginable pain and have the chance to die with the dignity we all deserve One such sentient being should be given the right to end ones life given the right causes There are many reason for the use of Euthanasia all in which why Euthanasia should be legalized For well all have the right to die with dignity and honor According to the Euthanasia Research Guidance Organization ERGO there are two main forms of suicide Euthanasia Research Guidance Organization wwwfinalexitorg One is emotional suicide which is defined as an irrational self-murder in all of its sadness While most common this form of suicide has no practical purpose The second form is justifiable suicide or planned self-deliverance from a painful and hopeless disease which will shortly end in death Though still considered suicide this form has practical purpose and therefore should be looked upon in an entirely different context The problem society has with assisted suicide is that it is still suicide A person is ending their life prematurely for some reason Often this reason is an emotional response to something such as the death of a loved one or unemployment Society feels that these are also reasons people engage in assisted suicide This concept is totally false Assisted suicide is used only in two specific cases One is if the person has an advanced terminal illness that is causing unbearable suffering to the individual Examples of this would be late forms of cancer or AIDS This is the most common reason to seek
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