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  1. 1. Euthanasia<br />General Paper<br />Yr11 Dayeon & Wook <br />
  2. 2. What is Euthanasia?<br />The intentional killing by act or omission of a dependent human being for his or her alleged benefit.<br />There are two kinds of Euthanasia:<br />Euthanasia By Action<br />Euthanasia By Omission<br />
  3. 3. Cause of Euthanasia<br />Insufferable pain<br />Right to commit suicide<br />People should not be forced to stay alive<br />
  4. 4. Religious Controversy<br />Christianity & Roman Catholic: <br />Mostly against Euthanasia <br />Exceptions and Omissions<br />Christianity requires us torespect every human being.<br />Refusing aggressive medical treatment is morally acceptable in the Catholic.<br />Assisting suicide is morally wrong.<br />
  5. 5. Islam<br />Treating Euthanasia as a suicide.<br />Buddhism<br />Their ideas are not unanimous, because Buddha didn’t teach about it.<br />Most Buddhist thinkEuthanasia and suicide are wrong voluntarily.<br />Instead there are Meditation and pain killing drugs.<br />
  6. 6. Social Controversy Assisted Suicide: A right or a wrong?<br />Name: Matthew Donnelly <br />Disease: Skin Caner <br />(conducted research on the using of x-rays)<br />After: <br />He lost his nose, his left hand, two fingers on his right hand, and part of his jaw. <br />He became left blind and the pain was unrelenting. <br />Matthew&apos;s brother Harold, killed his brotheras he couldn’t ignore his brother’s pain.<br />
  7. 7. Assisted Suicide: A right or a wrong?<br />Wrong!<br />Right!<br />All persons have a moral right to choose freely what they will do with their lives as long as they inflict no harm on others.<br />When such people ask for assistance in exercising their right to die, their wishes should be respected. <br />Under the law, suicide is not a crime, but assisted suicide is. Therefore, we as a society should keep laws.<br />Doctors and nurses have to find themselves &quot;pressured&quot; to cooperate in a patient&apos;s suicide. For satisfy the desires of a patient wanting to die, it&apos;s unjust that others relate deeply with someone’s life. <br />
  8. 8. Economic : For<br /><ul><li>Expensive price
  9. 9. Support Family
  10. 10. Only rich people can</li></li></ul><li>Economic : Against<br />Families’ responsibility<br />Money &lt; Human life<br />
  11. 11. Political<br />&quot;slippery slope&quot; effect<br />legally for only the terminally ill <br />other people or to be done non-voluntarily <br />
  12. 12. Political<br />><br />44<br />2<br />Illegal<br />legal <br />
  13. 13. Political - For<br /> Public require ↑<br /> Effect from other nations<br />
  14. 14. Political - Against<br />Slippery Slope effect<br />Complexity / vague limit<br />
  15. 15. Euthanasia Pros and Cons<br />Pros<br />Cons<br />It provides a way to relieve extreme pain<br />It provides a way of relief when a person&apos;s quality of life is low<br />Frees up medical funds to help other people<br />It is another case of freedom of choice<br />Only rich people can afford Euthanasia<br />Euthanasia devalues human life<br />Physicians and other medical care people should not be involved in directly causing death<br />Families should hospitalize and do their best for the patient<br />Euthanasia is a murder<br />Euthanasia is against Hippocratic oath<br />
  16. 16. Solution<br />Allow euthanasia with <br /> strict law<br />Secure Safe<br />Korean Catholic hospital’s case<br />Do public campaign<br />
  17. 17. Bibliography<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /> <br /> <br /> <br /><br /><br /><br /><br />
  18. 18. Thank you for listening<br />Thank you for listening<br />