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What is Euthanasia.

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GCSE Euthanasia

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Euthanasia

The term "euthanasia" comes from the two Greek words Eu and Thanatos and means and easy gentle death. This is were the patient requests the physician to en their life, this is called voluntary euthanasia. There is also involuntary euthanasia this is were, say the patient is in a coma and cannot make the request for themselves so the doctors decide to make the decision for them. This is a kind of murder.

Euthanasia can involve emotive discussion. There are certainly points for and against that disserved careful consideration. It is my intention through the course of this essay to look at these arguments and see if we can reach a conclusion.

There are a lot of points for and against euthanasia here are a few:

If the victim is terminally ill with the prospect of painful death, they may want to end the suffering before it really begins. I feel that if it is what the person really wants then it is what you should give them. It is their choice and I think that we should give them. It is their choice and I think we should respect that. If a dog

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