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Why is euthanasia (mercy killing)legalised in many countries?why is india against it?do u supprt or oppose it?

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Asked by sreekumar, 22 Feb '10 06:52 pm
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India being the Land of Sprit and very close to God.. It has always maintained the Killing is God's Domain.. and Law does not prefer to Cross God's Domain.. that is why Capital Punishment, Mercy Killing, Suicide are taken a back seat.. Even in the Foreign Policies.. India has always taken a Defensive approach and is never Offensive.. THIS IS THE VIRTUE OF OUR LAND.. WE DO NOT CHALLENGE GOD'S DOMAIN.. and this is the Reason India is the Land of Spirit.. Sreekumar..
Answered by Sharmila Bose, 22 Feb '10 08:24 pm

 
  
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As in all countries in the world, there is killing, both legal and illegal, in India too, for e.g. sentenced to death by Court of Law, killing during wars, foeticide etc, and those illegal which are enumerous by accidents, hostility, revenge, etc. and in both the cases life of human is at stake. By legaliziing killing by any method, a killing does not become killing. Life is taken with no sentimetal consent on unnatural &undivinely arbitrary support. If man has no his own law to get a life, he has no right to have a law to take a life. Any type of killing is inhuman. Most people suffering beyond tolerance under any circumstance, say physically sick, mentally depressed, want to die. To kill him with his consent or consent of his immediate relative is nothing but cold headed murder and I fail to understand as to how it is justified as 'mercy' of any one. His, His relative, Doctor or Law ? Does this mean, his creator, the God has no mercy upon him ?. I vehimentally oppose it. Especial ...more
Answered by vini joseph, 22 Feb '10 08:44 pm

 
  
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Human beings have no right to take away life. Efforts must be on save the last breath. Only in rarest of rare cases it should be considered for execution.
Answered by Avtar Khalsa, 22 Feb '10 06:54 pm

 
  
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In many countries, including India suicide is also a crime. how can we say that killing should be legal. of course in rarest cases doctors can suggest this, where there is no chance to live more than few hours and the patient is suffering with intolerable pain. except such condition human have no rite to take away somebodies life.. even not doctors.
Answered by Jagan K, 22 Feb '10 07:24 pm

 
  
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There really is no right or wrong answer here, it's just opinions. But I think there is more good to it than bad. For one, if you have a terminal illness and can't really afford medication or proper care, I think it would be best to go through with the procedure instead of living the short time you've got left in pain. Or, you could live in pain and suffer trying to make enough money to pay for hospital bills and such. Some older people turn to euthanasia because they feel they don't have much time to live and want total control of how they die. And if you don't really have a family, or someone who would miss you, I don't see anything wrong with that. It's just my opinon. However, I don't think it is always the right thing to do. And no, euthanasia is not for depressed teens who want to die.
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 22 Feb '10 07:02 pm

 
  
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Though it is a good thing for the patients who are suffering from incurable diseases and are suffering very much, however it is very risky as it may be misused for personal benefits by greedy persons.
Answered by HEMANT MEHTA, 22 Feb '10 07:01 pm

 
  
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I support it..but wonder why it is called mercy killing..any adult in sane mental condition can choose to end his/her life if considered appropriate or certified by a social or govenmental panel..such certication is required to prevent chaos in the society as it can turn out to be easy escape for weak minded and facilitation for evil minded to push others towards it..
Answered by bobo, 22 Feb '10 06:58 pm

 
  
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In our country killing in any form is a crime
Answered by kamini joshi, 22 Feb '10 06:56 pm

 
  
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I would not support actual killing , but would support stopping life support in some cases. then it will be bowing to nature.
Answered by sangeetha, 22 Feb '10 06:55 pm

 
  
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According to me it is good.Instead of the concerned feeling torture, we can better allow him/ her to die.
In India it cant happen, we are too sentimental.
Answered by hitler, 22 Feb '10 06:54 pm

 
  
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