According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, euthanasia is defined as being the act or practice of killing or permitting the death of hopelessly sick or injured individuals (as persons or domestic animals) in a relatively painless way for reasons of mercy#. Some people argue that euthanasia is wrong and immoral. Others feel that euthanasia is a justifiable way to die. More and more people are developing deathly diseases. Since the average life expectancy has increased, the time it takes a person to die has also increased. So people are trying to accomplish the act of euthanasia. Euthanasia should be performed by anyone that has an incurable disease and does not want to live.
There are two types of euthanasia. One is passive euthanasia and the other is active euthanasia. Passive euthanasia .
Euthanasia is acceptable if the patient deems it necessary. If someone knows that they are going to die, he/she may not want to burden their family with the pain and suffering leading up to a death untimely death. Many people want to be in control of their lives and deciding when to die may be one of them. Patients want the chance to say goodbye to their loved ones. They do not want to live their last days in misery and wallowing in their sorrow. Many people feel that they have too much pride and he/she does not want anyone to see them terminally ill.
Some people argue that euthanasia is immoral. They feel that it goes against what is written in the Holy Bible and it is a mortal sin. Many Christians argue that God does not accept suicide and the statement that implies God saying that suicide is wrong is: .
"See now that I myself am He! /.
There is no god besides me. /.
I put to death and I bring to life. /.
I have wounded and I will heal, /and no one can deliver out of my hand."#.
The verse in essence is revealing that God is the one that brings us into the world and he is the one that takes us out.