Belgium sanctioned mercy killing in 2002, but the legislations give the impression of including assisted suicide also. Two medical doctors have to be drawn in and a psychologist if the individual’s mental soundness is in suspicion. The physician and patient bargain whether demise is to be by toxic injection or a drugs overdose. Switzerland, since 1941 has permitted doctor and non-doctor assisted suicide since 1941 but disallow mercy killing in the country, there are right-to-die associations that aid incurably ailing individuals offering psychotherapy services and toxic drugs. Death by injection is forbidden.
In the light of matters raised this paper recommends that governments to consider legislating rights of assisted deaths based on the ease it offers individuals afflicted with painful incurable illness, damaged lifestyle and fashion and who have no slim chances o survival And salvage economic situation of family and loved ones who have to over expensive medication that would lead t poverty and no hope of patient getting any better.
The consequentialists and deontologists have different views on the assisted the physically assisted deaths. They differ in values, norms and beliefs, explaining why they have differences approaches social phenomenon. The consequentialists believe that death is a private affair. Thus, the individuals should have the prerogative over whether to end their lives or not. To them, the end justifies the means that are used in solving a particular social issue. On the other hand, deontologists are of the view that the consequences of an action do not make that action to be considered good. On the contrary, their argument is that what should be considered is the motive that prompts people to perform certain actions.
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