Introduction In a issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, an article titled "It's Over Debbie" describes how an anonymous doctor administers a fatal dose of morphine to a woman dying of ovarian cancer Anonymous, In a issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, ten doctors associated with the nation's leading hospitals and medical schools declare their belief that "it is not immoral for a physician to assist in the rational suicide of a terminally ill person" Wanzer, et. Timothy Quill which discussed his decision to help a patient suffering from leukemia commit suicide Quill, Jack Kervorkian uses his suicide machine to help a woman suffering from Alzheimer's disease, one Janet Adkins, end her life in the back of a Volkswagen bus Risen,
Does a person have the right to terminate his own life? What about euthanasia, mercy-killing and assisted suicide: Should this be legalized or treated as murder?
What factors contribute to the increasing rates of suicide? What about pro-death groups and philosophies such as Hemlock, Exit, and Humanism? What does God offer to help people handle their problems and avoid suicide?
How should we deal with despair, worry, and anxiety? What does the Bible say? This is a study of the second-most common cause of death among teens, and a common cause of death among other ages.
Yet a form of it has been legalized in some places. It is also discussed several times in the Bible so it should concern all Christians. What would that topic be? The suicide rate for teens tripled from toso it is second only to accidents as a cause of death to teens. And for every teen who succeeded in committing suicide, attempted it.
At least 1 of every 20 teens attempted suicide in ! The news frequently mentions people who attempt suicide, often famous people. The problem really hits home when someone we personally know attempts it. Why is suicide so common in our society?
What does the Bible say about it? What is the solution to the problem? Contributing Factors to the Problem Why is there so much suicide in society today? Materialism People tend to think the purpose of life is to achieve physical advantages.Methods of Euthanasia Euthanasia is more than just disconnecting a life-support system.
It is intended to be lethal and painless. There are an increasing number of methods. Why Safe Voluntary Euthanasia is a Myth - by Brian Pollard.. Ian Haines, a medical oncologist, writes why he believed that euthanasia was the only humane solution.
Now he no longer believes that. Euthanasia is the intentional ending of a person’s life usually through a lethal injection or through withholding nourishment or medical treatment.
Aktion T4 (German, pronounced [akˈtsi̯oːn teː fiːɐ]) was a postwar name for mass murder through involuntary euthanasia in Nazi Germany.
The name T4 is an abbreviation of Tiergartenstraße 4, a street address of the Chancellery department set up in the spring of , in the Berlin borough of Tiergarten, which recruited and paid personnel associated with T4. Is suicide moral or immoral?
Is it right to terminate life? What about euthanasia, mercy-killing, or assisted suicide?
Does the Bible say these are murder? Arguments in Favor of Euthanasia Arguments in favor of euthanasia are generally based upon beliefs concerning individual liberty, what constitutes a "good" or "appropriate" death, and certain life situations that are considered unacceptable.