Do people have the right to die how they choose?

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby oliwells » Thu Jun 14, 2012 8:17 am

Death comes in people at least we didn't expect. Just like life is unpredictable so as death.

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby reindeer » Wed Jul 04, 2012 10:45 am

Hi,

I believe it's not correct to discuss rightfulness of making a decision to leave this world.
It is most likely that every person who wants to die has no doubts in rightfulness of his/her own decision. And, it is not our business to bless or condemn such a person.

Yet, we can judge about rightfulness of creating legal framework for the situation. However, this discussion must be one of the hottest topics at all times. Also, whenever you mention God or divine providence, don't forget that there is still some people who doesn't accept the concept of divine providence and doesn't believe in God at all.

So, taking into consideration the above, don't you think that all the disputes on the subject are absulutely useless?
Suppose, you have succeeded in recruiting someone to your belief. Are you sure that the preacher of another belief, at the same time, haven't succeded either? Are you sure that everyone can be recruited, well, convinced at all? Ask yourself, how often you changed your opinion on the basic postulates of life.
Look, I have some life experience. Nevertheless, I still didn't come to awareness about the necessity of legalisation of euthanasia. And I don't think that anyone can persuade me, either.
It's a controversial topic. And controversial topics are given to imrove our skills in rethoric , not to come to agreement.
Do you agree? {-;

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby Oriani » Wed Jul 04, 2012 4:50 pm

reindeer wrote:Hi,

I believe it's not correct to discuss rightfulness of making a decision to leave this world.
It is most likely that every person who wants to die has no doubts in rightfulness of his/her own decision. And, it is not our business to bless or condemn such a person.

Yet, we can judge about rightfulness of creating legal framework for the situation. However, this discussion must be one of the hottest topics at all times. Also, whenever you mention God or divine providence, don't forget that there is still some people who doesn't accept the concept of divine providence and doesn't believe in God at all.

So, taking into consideration the above, don't you think that all the disputes on the subject are absulutely useless?
Suppose, you have succeeded in recruiting someone to your belief. Are you sure that the preacher of another belief, at the same time, haven't succeded either? Are you sure that everyone can be recruited, well, convinced at all? Ask yourself, how often you changed your opinion on the basic postulates of life.
Look, I have some life experience. Nevertheless, I still didn't come to awareness about the necessity of legalisation of euthanasia. And I don't think that anyone can persuade me, either.
It's a controversial topic. And controversial topics are given to imrove our skills in rethoric , not to come to agreement.
Do you agree? {-;

Andrew

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby reindeer » Wed Jul 04, 2012 7:35 pm

Thank you Oriani. I,in turn, like the the discourse of cjlarrain whos post you can see on the top of this page. However, I am a little more sceptical about the possibility to exterminate povetry, corruption, etc. in this millenium.

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby Ilove » Mon Aug 13, 2012 6:40 pm

What a fantastic question! It depends on which type of right does this question refer to.
In terms of legal right, people cannot choose how they die. For example, different countries have their own laws based on killing their citizens and residents lawfully.
Similarly, in terms of moral right, we cannot choose how we die as well. We do not have such power to terminate our lives besides God. However, God loves and wants us to live through good and bad times, so we can face what reality is and strengthen ourselves. =)

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby reindeer » Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:40 am

But sometimes people don't care about laws!
Don't you think that under certain circumstances someone may have moral right to break a law, whether civil or moral one? We all know how many ridiculous laws have been decreed by human race during the ages.
After all, there are evidents that even animals commit suicude!

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby Elearner » Thu Aug 08, 2013 1:45 am

Every people in this world have their own destiny, however, we still have our own self decision to make on what we like to do with our life.

Choosing what you will like to be or choosing what you don't want to be is a personal decision to make. Whatever your decision is on what you want to do in your life, will surely affect others live, for example; your family, your son/daughter, and career etc.

Still, deciding on what you would like to do in your life is your personal decision, but sometimes it's not due to unpredictable happenings that might come to us.

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby Klaudyna » Sun Nov 10, 2013 10:35 pm

In my opinion although people have the right to live how they choose, they haven't the right to die how they choose. There are many cases when people try to kill themselves and it is bad, because only God can decide how we die and when it will be. Moreover I think that life is wonderful and we should not think about death, because we should enjoy every day.

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby alexandra » Mon Nov 11, 2013 5:40 pm

According to me everybody dies in different way. It is God decides about a kind of death in every person. It isn't dependent on us, so I think a human should trust the God and don't look for the reason to die, even if she or he isn't now happy.

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby kassliw » Tue Nov 12, 2013 6:41 pm

In my point of view people should have the right to die. In cases where people have a terminal illness. People always say that the only person responsible for what happens to you is yourself but you can't have the choice to end your own life?
It's your life, not someone else's.

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby lesoli » Tue Nov 12, 2013 7:17 pm

According to me people should have right to die how they choose. If they are unhappy, becouse they get bad mark or they have to learn they can't commit suicide.But when they are for example terminally ill and they don't want to suffer they can kill themselves. From the point of view of church it is immoral, but priests don't thint that it is only prolongation of suffering for this people.

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby alicjapie » Wed Nov 20, 2013 3:44 pm

I think that we should not choose the moment when we die. We got it as a gift from God and we should appreciate that. Let's not think about it when we die. Let's think about what we need to do. You have to take advantage of this gift-to do something for yourself and for other people :)

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby krozmar » Wed Nov 20, 2013 4:42 pm

Not everyone will agree with me but I think that people shouldn't be the right to die. God gives us life and only he can decide when we die.

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby emilkatok » Thu Nov 21, 2013 4:46 pm

In my opinion , people don't have the right to die how they choose.
Life is a gift from our parents. We should respect life. Everyone has right to live and nobady can't choose this right.
Abortion should be forbid!
My religion is oppose abortion, euthanasia. I agree with thase.

If we will have full right to reign life or die , all world can be change!!!

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby Duccini » Sat Nov 23, 2013 10:18 pm

As I could read the majority of people who disagrees with people having this right, chose this view because of their belief in god as our creator, hence his choice about when and how you should die.

What if suicide was God's will? What if his way of making someone achieve his purpose in here was by letting this person go by his own will? It was mentioned the movie The Sea Inside somewhere in this thread. Those who know the story will agree with me that dead was pretty meaningful (the movie was based on true events, I must say).

I read some of you guys claiming that the suicide is a sign of the sickness of the person. Well, maybe it's a sign of the sickness of the world.

For me almost everyone should have this right, if it comes to that. But not for all the cases. People should face the consequences of certain acts. A guy who enters a school shooting at dozens of children shouldn't have the right to escape by killing himself.

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby dariakur » Tue Nov 26, 2013 8:17 pm

I'm a christian, so for me this is simple question to answer. God gave us life through our parents which means that only God can take it back. Mankind are only creatures created by God, we don't have any rights to choose how we or somebody from our family and friends die. Every death means something and is causes some effects. Everything happens for a reason, even if this is horrifying.

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby StoKin » Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:43 pm

I think that a lot of people do not want to die because God gave life them and they are grateful him. The next reason may be that they will leave their family and friends in mourning. If they have the right to die they want to die naturally. Sometimes people can't live because their are sick to end of their life and it would be a reason to commit suicide.

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby Tkiewicz » Wed Nov 27, 2013 7:36 pm

I disagree with people who say that only God can decides about people's live and die. In my opinion that kind of decision it might be hard but someone who is very ill and doesn't want to suffer should end live how he or she wants.

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby rokwysocka » Wed Dec 04, 2013 4:30 pm

In my opinion everybody should decide about himself, so people should have the right to die, but only in case when death is unavoidable and somobedy's life is a suffering. I think when somebody has a chance to recover he has to try or when he doesn't feel pain and he can do yet what he wants, he should to make his dreams come true.

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby RogelikIID » Mon Jan 06, 2014 7:16 pm

We have no influence on our born so we shouldn't choose how and when we die. Everybody should die on natural death and it doesn't matter how is our life.

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Re: Do people have the right to die how they choose?

Postby nicbase » Mon Apr 27, 2015 5:48 pm

I agree that people have a right to live how they choose , but they don't have a right to die how the choose. Everyone even ill person has a right to live as long as it is possible. It is independent of them how long will they die. People shouldn't choose how to die themself, because people shouldn't commit for instance suicides , because the human population might be decrease in the future and it's disturbing. Everyone should live long and luckily and do his tasks to improve the world.


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