Euthanasia

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death, Referat, Hausaufgabe, Euthanasia
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Referat
EUTHANASIA arguments against euthanasia Legalisation of euthanasia might lead to assaults on individual autonomy. Persons may be subjected to pressure to ask for their own death by being made to feel guilty for the burden they impose on family and carers. Further, professional carers (doctors, nurses) may be pressed into taking life against their own judgements. A person s expression of a desire to end his life may be influenced by a state of depression. A person s capacity to make an informed and competent decision may be difficult to ascertain. Another problem appears if others are empowered to make decisions for the ill or incapacitated person. When some advantage may accrue to the carer on the death of the helpless person (for example independence, money, property) then there may be ...

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Referat
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Englisch
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