Death By Choice: Who Should Decide?
McGuires' references to prior cases and documents is done logically and
clinically. After careful reading, and re-reading, I failed to understand his position
on the moral issue.
How can he perceive that by terminating a human life, this is acceptable
moral behavior? Moral implies conformity to established codes or accepted notions
of right and wrong. In other words, the basic moral values of society. Since when did
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die, based on "quality of life" ? Who created the standard of
quality? Shouldn't that decision be based upon the individuals version, not of
societies ? Even if a person is born incapacitated, they were born for a reason. Who are
we too decide that the reason is of no consequence?
When our time to pass comes, that should be a decision made from a higher
power. Not a decision based upon what society has deemed acceptable.