Ethics - Topic 1-6/7/8

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  • Topic 1-6/7/8 Euthanasia
    • What is Active Euthanasia?
      • The ending of a life by a deliberate action, such as by giving a patient a fatal injection.
  • What is Passive Euthanasia?
    • Topic 1-6/7/8 Euthanasia
      • What is Active Euthanasia?
        • The ending of a life by a deliberate action, such as by giving a patient a fatal injection.
    • Allowing a terminally or incurably ill person to die by withdrawing or withholding medical treatement that would only prolong suffering and have no real benefit.
  • A person's wishes cannot be given for some reason such as being in a coma or unable to make a decision or express an opinion
    • What is involuntary euthanasia?
    • What is involuntary euthanasia?
      • When a terminally ill person asks a doctor or friend to help them die peacefully and with dignity.
        • What is Voluntary Euthanasia?
        • 'Assisted suicide'
        • Other names
          • 'Mercy killing'
          • 'Assisted suicide'
          • When a terminally ill person asks a doctor or friend to help them die peacefully and with dignity.
            • What is Voluntary Euthanasia?
          • Jesus brought healing and life, not death.
            • Christian teachings are against the taking of life

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