Case For or Against Euthanasia Argmentative Essay

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Purpose of this Assignment: The purpose of an argumentative essay is to organize and present well-reasoned claim(s), research, and conclusions in order to persuade the audience to accept—or at least seriously consider—your point of view or stance on an issue/debatable topic.


  • At least 4 pages in length; no more than 5.5 pages in length
  • Double-spaced
  • 12-point font
  • Times New Roman font
  • 1-inch margins
  • You must use 3 credible outside sources and you must cite them according to the most current MLA style guide. You must correctly include in-text citations with the author’s last name and page number (Example: Harper 231) that correspond to your correctly formatted Works Cited Page.
  • Include your last name and the page number at the top right-hand corner of each page

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Surname 1
Student’s Name
Instructor
Course
Date
Case For or Against Euthanasia
Argumentative essay
The case for or against euthanasia has been one of the most contentious issues in the
medical field. Their marauding arguments are indisputable, and a consensus on this issue is a
daunting task. But first, it is necessary to understand the meaning of euthanasia. Euthanasia is
perceived as an act of mercy, but beyond this, it is a deliberate action to end someone’s life to
relieve them of unstoppable, persistent, and intractable suffering. The morality and legality of
this action arise from the fact that it is done deliberately. Physician-assisted euthanasia is also a
widespread practice.
The terminally ill individual’s life can be terminated either by direct action or altering a
significant element in the treatment process (Goel 226). Euthanasia is confused with suicide
although the difference exists in that in the latter, the victim is the orchestrator. Various factors
influence the direction of this conversation. These reasons from the autonomy of the patient,
culture, religion, legislation of the respective country, relatives’ intentions and caregivers’
burden among others. The following discussion places greater emphasis on the supporters’ and
opponents’ perspectives on euthanasia with the autonomy of the patient being regarded by the
author as the ultimate determinant of the act.
Arguments against Euthanasia

Surname 2
Many opponents against euthanasia have been displeased with relatives’ malicious
intentions. It contemporary society, capitalism has been a mainstay factor where every individual
is concerned with their capital interests and gains. This phenomenon has extended significantly
to terminally ill patients who have become victims. Declining morals and justice system has
warranted exploitation from family members and relati...


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