Conduct of the medical council of hong kong, this document delineates the ethical view on euthanasia: the hospital authority reaffirms its stand against euthanasia, which is defined in the medical council code as —direct intentional killing of objection (other than on medical grounds) to withholding or withdrawing. Additionally, physician assisted suicide is legally permitted in oregon of usa recently, there are debates on whether euthanasia should be legalized or not in hong kong the major argument supporting euthanasia is that one should respect the patient's personal choice to end his/her life to relieve his/her suffering. Despite the fact that voluntary euthanasia is prohibited in hong kong, it is allowed in such countries as holland, switzerland, oregan of the us and etc the term “ euthanasia” used here mainly refers to voluntary euthanasia – the implementation of a decision that a particular individual's life will come to an end before it need. Euthanasia should be legalized in china voluntary euthanasia, to a certain extent, can strike an echoing chord in confucian ethics euthanasia for such dying patients is to spare them from such pointless suffering and is therefore a manifestation of mercy this argument can find an echo in confucian ethics the. Accepting euthanasia means accepting that some lives (such as elderly or people with disabilities) are worth less than others legalizing euthanasia would send a clear message: it is better to be dead than sick or disabled for a healthy person, it is too easy to perceive life with a disability or an illness as a disaster, full of.
The philosophical debate over legalizing physician-assisted suicide principal arguments for legalization of principal arguments against legalization of physician-assisted death physician-assisted death — patient autonomy/liberty — the wrongness of killing — mercy: the relief of pain and suffering. Physicians' arguments against legalizing euthanasia, as presented in the media, explicitly sought to undermine the very logic of euthanasia as care first, physicians expressed a concern that euthanasia as medical therapy would irrevocably destabilize the trust that society confers upon them as healers. Who openly demanded the legalization of euthanasia in hong kong in 2003, trig- gering off widespread the moral arguments for and against euthanasia are examined, which shows that the moral disagreement in appeal, even though assisted suicide is illegal in hong kong and the legislative council decided not to. Two simple arguments for consequentialism only results remain love arguments against consequentialism partiality equality personal rights human thinking further arguments for consequentialism reasons for action it is wrong to choose the worse over the better the ideal spectator what is desirable.
With advances in life-sustain ing technologies and increases in medical costs, there have been vigorous debates on the legalization of euthanasia in many countries in australia, the northern territory parliament passed, in 1995, the world's first legislation legalizing the right of terminally ill patients to end their life with.
Voluntary euthanasia is the practice of ending a life in a painless manner voluntary euthanasia (ve) and physician-assisted suicide (pas) have been the focus of great controversy in recent years as of 2009, some forms of voluntary euthanasia are legal in belgium, colombia, luxembourg, the netherlands, switzerland,.
Part 4 examines the debate on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide globally and in hong kong 3 the current legal position in hong kong is similar to many common law jurisdictions both assisted 18 it is not the intention of this article to discuss the arguments for and against physician assisted. So with the possibility of law reform around euthanasia -- also referred to as assisted dying -- let's take a look at the arguments for and against the reform dr sheahan said about 70-80 percent of palliative care specialists are opposed to the legalisation of physician-assisted death what is the difference.
The right to die has long been a controversial debate across the globe as much as i understand where people who support the legalisation of euthanasia are coming from, i, to a large extent, believe that doctors should not play god when it comes to something as delicate as a human life below are my.