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View Poll Results: If faced with being both blind and deaf, would you opt for euthanasia?
No, I would want to live no matter what 27 42.86%
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Old 02.12.2016, 18:48
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Re: Would you choose euthanasia over deaf & blindness?

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A parallel example is China where organs are harvested from executed prisoners, and that has already been subject to abuse.
how is that parallel?

- government kills people against their wish
- government does not let people die against their wish

yeah its parallel in the sense that government limits freedom of choice.
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Old 02.12.2016, 18:57
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how is that parallel?

- government kills people against their wish
- government does not let people die against their wish

yeah its parallel in the sense that government limits freedom of choice.
You've proposed a system that can, and most probably will be abused at some point.
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Old 02.12.2016, 19:04
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You've proposed a system that can, and most probably will be abused at some point.
hey, id rather not put that condition on it. its meant as a compromise.
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Old 02.12.2016, 19:08
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You've proposed a system that can, and most probably will be abused at some point.
So? Most things can be abused. We should totally ban cigarettes, alcohol, prescription drugs, knives, cars, ...... stupid argument.
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Old 02.12.2016, 20:14
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So? Most things can be abused. We should totally ban cigarettes, alcohol, prescription drugs, knives, cars, ...... stupid argument.
I think the suggestion was equally poor, not to mention unethical. If the purpose is to alleviate suffering it should be done without those sorts of conditions.

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suggestion: we allow euthanasia under the condition that you donate your healthy organs.
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