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Advantages and Disadvantages of Euthanasia
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Euthanasia

The debate on how a person should live or die has been long-standing. Particularly, the debate on the premature ending of life, that is, euthanasia has its complex ethical, moral, religious, and cultural aspects to it. Let us look at the perspectives from both sides. WHAT IS EUTHANASIA? Euthanasia is the act of intentionally causing death, particularly of an incurable or terminally ill patient, to relieve their suffering and pain. The motive behind the idea of euthanasia is to benefit the person whose death is brought about. It is among the most controversial concepts in bioethics because of the ethical, moral and legal issues it poses. CATEGORIES OF EUTHANIZATION There are different categories of euthanasia including voluntary euthanasia, non-voluntary euthanasia, and involuntary euth...