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'I screamed, but there was nothing to hear': Man trapped in 23-year 'coma' reveals horror of being unable to tell doctors he was conscious

Rom Houben, trapped in his paralysed body after a car crash, described his real-life nightmare as he screamed to doctors that he could hear them - but could make no sound.
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The Debate that Never Dies – Euthanasia and Ethics

The film presents various ethical dilemmas regarding euthanasia as well as an introduction to the working methods of the Council of Ethics. Although euthanasia…
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Euthanasia: mercy or murder — RTD Films

Euthanasia: mercy or murder — RTD Films | Euthanasia | Scoop.it
They live on the edge of death, where every day is like the last one. Life is such an unbearable pain to them that they often think that death is their only salvation.
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Euthanasia: A Utilitarian Perspective

Euthanasia: A Utilitarian Perspective | Euthanasia | Scoop.it
There are many bioethical issues to discuss but I'd rather choose the Euthanasia to relate to our moral theory, the famous utilitarianism. The utilitarianism is complete and integrated and is one o...
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Religious views on euthanasia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

There are many religious views on euthanasia, although many moral theologians are critical of the procedure.

There are many views among Buddhists on the issue of euthanasia, but many are critical of the procedure.

An important value of Buddhist teaching is compassion. Compassion is used by some Buddhists as a justification for euthanasia because the person suffering is relieved of pain.[1] However, it is still immoral "to embark on any course of action whose aim is to destroy human life, irrespective of the quality of the individual's motive." [2]

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BBC - Ethics - Euthanasia: Pro-euthanasia arguments

This page sets out the arguments in favour of allowing euthanasia in certain cases. Should we accept that euthanasia happens and try to regulate it safely? Do people have the right to arrange their own deaths?
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'Inevitable' NZ will support euthanasia says campaigner

'Inevitable' NZ will support euthanasia says campaigner | Euthanasia | Scoop.it
Australian Dr Rodney Syme says it's inevitable that countries like NZ will eventually allow some form of assisted suicide.
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Euthanasia advocate died on own terms

Euthanasia advocate died on own terms | Euthanasia | Scoop.it
A euthanasia advocate who campaigned for years to get New Zealand’s law changed has taken her own life before she could see any result.
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Q+A: Euthanasia Debate

Q+A: Euthanasia Debate | Euthanasia | Scoop.it
Labour's Maryan Street and international anti-Euthanasia campaigner Alex Schadenberg on the controversial topic of euthanasia.
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Euthanasia Million Dollar Baby

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Face to Face with Kim Hill - Lesley Martin - Television | NZ On Screen

Kim Hill interviews euthanasia campaigner Lesley Martin in 2003, when she was facing the charge of attempting to murder her terminally ill mother. The charge came about after Martin wrote the book To Die Like a Dog.
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BBC - Ethics - Euthanasia: Religion and euthanasia

Death is one of the most important things that religions deal with. All faiths offer meaning and explanations for death and dying; all faiths try to find a place for death and dying within human experience.
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Ten Reasons Why Voluntary Euthanasia Should Not Be | The Life Resources Charitable Trust

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Should euthanasia be legalized in your opinion?

Should euthanasia be legalized in your opinion? | Euthanasia | Scoop.it
Opinions from Contributors:Note that mercy killing is a popular term for the termination of a person's life as a humane act.
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Debate: Should we change the law to allow voluntary euthanasia? - National - NZ Herald News

Debate: Should we change the law to allow voluntary euthanasia? - National - NZ Herald News | Euthanasia | Scoop.it
Dr Fiona Stewart: Yes. Community wants it and doctors do it
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Euthanasia debate starts up again

Euthanasia debate starts up again | Euthanasia | Scoop.it
The debate on whether euthanasia should be legalised in New Zealand is once again heating up as local and international campaigners gather in Wellington for a conference on the issue.
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