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Assessing Whether Euthanasia Have a Place in a Civilised Society Euthanasia has been a controversial topic for many years. Since the creation of modern medicine, arguments of moral, ethical and legal issues are introduced into the subject of euthanasia. The job of the physicians and other specialist in medication is to sustain life for as long as you can, this is their obligation. The dilemma is that the majority of patients wish to die happily. Due to euthanasia being prohibited in this country, there is added controversy. Determined euthanasia candidates are willing to go to court and make the right to die by euthanasia. For example the case of Mrs B in which she's paralysed and fought in the courts to be Permitted to withhold therapy and perish. ' I do not make this decision lightly or uninformedГўв‚¬В¦ I really do understand what it's all about.' This quote exemplifies the fire euthanasia candidate have to be 'relieved' Euthanasia is the act of taking a life in order to relieve suffering. The term originates from Greek it means good death. In voluntary euthanasia the sufferer asks for measures to be taken to end his or her life. This is because the victim believes life isn't worth living no more. To achieve euthanasia there is ordinarily an administration of a medication. A different means to achieve euthanasia is by passive euthanasia where there is a deliberate withholding of treatment. Euthanasia candidates believe there is a distinct difference between suicide and euthanasia. Euthanasia is repeatedly mistaken for suicide. Many religions such as Catholicism have a strong belief against suicide. Muslims believe that if you commit suicide you wi...