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Miclaus Maria-Luiza

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Do you agree with euthanasia? (for humans)

I recently had an argument with 2 of my teachers on this subject. Whenever asked whether they agree with euthanasia or not they were either avoiding to answer or they were completely against it without bringing any arguments to support their opinion.
As far as I've noticed this is a very controversial and sensitive subject but I couldn't find anyone to debate it with.
Both my history and my religion teacher found their safety saying that Jesus says humans have no right to take away anyone's life but they didn't share their personal opinion.
Basically my belief is that endeed we do not have that right but in some cases,when for instance a certain person is too sick and hasn't got any chance of getting better and that person doesn't have the streght or the will to fight anymore and their desire is to die,shouldn't they be given this right?


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  • Jun 3 2013: The liberty of one ends when the ├žiberty of the other begins.

    With this I mean that if someone whants to do something, like authanesia, and if this thing does not hurt or kill or prejudices someone than we shouldn┬┤t prohibit it.

    Live and let others Live. Let them choose. This is liberty.
    And mithology has nothing to do with this matter, again, let others live, to be free to choose.

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