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Euthanasia
A dignified death?
For some people, the most important question about euthanasia is "Is it ever right to kill an
innocent human being?" Deontologists believe we all need rules to live by, and everyone
recognises the power behind the rule "Do not kill". Where does this rule come from,…

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Right to Life
Does everyone have a right to life?

Jeremy Bentham famously dismissed all talk of rights, and said that talk of 'natural rights' was
'nonsense on stilts'. Yet in 1948, following the atrocities of the Holocaust, the United Nations
declared that all human beings had basic rights, including…

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