Many argue that assisted suicide or euthanasia is justified because it relieves a person from suffering. What are your thoughts about euthanasia, given what Christ did for us?
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With keeping in mind what Christ did for us, I do not believe anyone should take part in euthanasia or assisted suicide. Each person is unique to the God because we are made in His image, which is shown in Genesis 1:27. The person who has complete control over death is our Savior, and anytime a person chooses to kill another human being this is considered murder (Exodus 20 and Deuteronomy 10). Anytime murder is committed, he or she thinks in that brief time that they are god but in reality are not. This was done in Germany when Hitler came to power during World War 1 and 2. Many innocent lives were lost for the sake of him gaining more power, and carbon monoxide was used as well as any kind of ...
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Bioethics and Personhood
Francis Beckwith writes, "After all, if human persons ought not to be either subjects of research or killed without justification, and if the fetus from conception is a human person, then embryo experimentation, abortion, and cloning are prima facie morally wrong."("Abortion, Bioethics, and Personhood" http://cbhd.org/content/abortion-bioethics-and-personhood-philosophical-reflection)
Do you agree with his assertion that the question of personhood is paramount in these issues? Explain.
After reviewing the readings for this topic, what do you think are the strongest arguments for and against the right to abortion? Explain. Do the same principles apply to euthanasia? ExplainView Full Posting Details