Arguments for/against active Euthanasia

This mindmap shows the for/against arguments of active euthanasia

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  • Created on: 06-01-13 17:38
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  • Arguments for/against active Euthanasia
    • For
      • No animal would be made to suffer continual intolerable pain, so why should a human being?
      • The right to self - determination - is it genuinely what the patient wants
      • Feeding tubes simply prolong the dying of PVS patients and are just a form of medical treatment
    • Against
      • Improvements in palliative care make it unnecsessary
      • Can one be sure it is real and lasting desire? Might it be due to feelings of pressure
      • Feeding tubes are a form of basic care to which everyone has an absolute right


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