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sherryinutah

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The Right to Die
« on: November 18, 2015, 08:57:37 pm »
Okay...this might seem like a morbid topic but it's time to discuss it, anyway.

Right to Die is a law that is being considered by a few different US states; including, Connecticut.  It would be the option for terminally ill patients who have 6 months to live......

to request a prescription where they could be euthanized.  We've had this option for our beloved pets; however, until now....this option has been unavailable for human beings. 

Okay...we all understand what suicide is.  This is different; in that, it would be considered a medically assisted suicide option.

How do you feel about this being an option for yourself or your loved ones?

I'm giving this law a big green light for the following reasons:

1 - Enough is enough.  People know when it's time to be free from their physical body.
2 - People deserve to hang on to their dignity.  I don't want to live so long that someone has to "spoon feed" me or change my diapers.  Once again, enough is enough.
3 - Trying to keep everyone alive when they've lost "quality of life" is just plain silly.  If you're waiting at the airport with someone who is flying you wouldn't hang on to them, in a way that....they end up missing their flight.

I believe that God gave everyone "free will" so it's important that we allow EVERYONE to exercise their free will when it's time to make their exit.

I respect everyone's point of view.  Please feel free to express yourself where this issue is concerned.   :heart:
« Last Edit: November 18, 2015, 09:12:24 pm by sherryinutah »
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Re: The Right to Die
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2015, 10:50:00 pm »
Hello! :D :wave: Wow this is a really deep topic! :o My opinion is it is your life! You alone can determine when to exit this reality. So if you think it is time to go! :) :angel11: Then it is time to go! :) :angel11:

Not many people can choose when it is time to go. When given the chance take it. However it is difficult to determine when the quality of life is to low? Some people don't mind being feed and wearing diapers. For instance after a life of hard work. It feels good being taken care of. Everybody have their preference. :D :)

Anyway thank you for this interesting topic! A lot of people don't want to talk about death! :) :angel11:
                                                                                                                                                                                                 
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Re: The Right to Die
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2015, 11:50:25 pm »
In Gods eyes euthanizing someone is killing them.Killing is a sin.

You can make them comfortable in other ways without killing them.Let them die naturally.

Job was miserable and a man of integrity and wanted to die but didnt cause it and good for him that he didnt because he proved the devil a liar by keeping his integrity and was rewarded 10 fold for doing so.

Proverbs 17:17New International Version (NIV)

17 A friend loves at all times,
    and a brother is born for a time of adversity.

Yes God gave us all freedom of choice but there is also a wise way of using it in HIS eyes!

If your ill friend will be a burden then obviously you dont agree with Prov 17:17
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Re: The Right to Die
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2015, 08:43:38 pm »

   Sometimes, Science is corrupt!

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Re: The Right to Die
« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2015, 11:25:36 pm »
I believe it should be the individual's choice.  But, as for me I believe "where there is life; there is hope"!

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Re: The Right to Die
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2015, 12:10:15 am »
I believe only God has the right to take a life.  :peace:

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Re: The Right to Die
« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2015, 07:49:32 am »
 :) No.
The right to life or death is not in your hands.

You were not given a choice when you were born and where you were born. Neither do you have a choice on when you should die. That is decided by God.

If you only have 6 months to live, then hold on for another 6 months. Not trying to sound callused or cold, just think we would never have enough information to make the correct decision.

It makes it just one step closer to euthanizing older Americans.

Life is precious. We need to leave it alone. :)

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Re: The Right to Die
« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2015, 11:30:55 am »
Terri Schiavos' body was kept alive in a vegetative state for 15 years, while the family fought it out in court.  Even the governor got involved.
Nobody won except the doctors and the lawyers.

Keeping someone alive medically because "God chooses when it's our time to die" is obscene. 



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Re: The Right to Die
« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2015, 11:48:55 am »
I agree. It's your life, nobody else's. Nobody understands your pain, your suffering. If you have a terminal illness that guarantees no quality of life, then you should be able to decide whether or not you want to continue living.

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Re: The Right to Die
« Reply #9 on: November 29, 2015, 11:54:47 am »
Okay...this might seem like a morbid topic but it's time to discuss it, anyway.

Right to Die is a law that is being considered by a few different US states; including, Connecticut.  It would be the option for terminally ill patients who have 6 months to live......

to request a prescription where they could be euthanized.  We've had this option for our beloved pets; however, until now....this option has been unavailable for human beings. 

Okay...we all understand what suicide is.  This is different; in that, it would be considered a medically assisted suicide option.

How do you feel about this being an option for yourself or your loved ones?

I'm giving this law a big green light for the following reasons:

1 - Enough is enough.  People know when it's time to be free from their physical body.
2 - People deserve to hang on to their dignity.  I don't want to live so long that someone has to "spoon feed" me or change my diapers.  Once again, enough is enough.
3 - Trying to keep everyone alive when they've lost "quality of life" is just plain silly.  If you're waiting at the airport with someone who is flying you wouldn't hang on to them, in a way that....they end up missing their flight.

I believe that God gave everyone "free will" so it's important that we allow EVERYONE to exercise their free will when it's time to make their exit.

I respect everyone's point of view.  Please feel free to express yourself where this issue is concerned.   :heart:

If you want to end your life then by all means do so.  Don't be such a wuss about it though.  Put a gun in your mouth and pull the trigger.  No one can or will stop you.  Don't try to get a doctor to write you a script that will kill you.  Because no matter what the law of the land says he is guilty of murder in the eyes of God.  Or save your meds up and take the whole bottle at once and don't do it and then call 911 screaming for them to come rescue you.

And yes, God gave everyone "free will".  But you aren't suppose to use that to end your life. Or anyone else's.

@Paints - There is a difference in taking drugs and ending your life AND you should have died but you were hooked up to a machine that kept your body going.  You can sign a DNR at any time.  You can state that you do not want to lie in a vegetated state hooked up to a machine.  That is not the same thing as you are alive and you don't want to deal with life any more so you take meds that will kill you.

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Re: The Right to Die
« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2015, 11:56:14 am »
I agree. It's your life, nobody else's. Nobody understands your pain, your suffering. If you have a terminal illness that guarantees no quality of life, then you should be able to decide whether or not you want to continue living.

And you can.  Just don't involve a doctor.  There are many ways to kill oneself.  I know people personally who have done so.  And they didn't ask a doctor to do it for them.  I think any doctor that has a part of that will be guilty of murder in God's eyes.

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Re: The Right to Die
« Reply #11 on: November 29, 2015, 11:57:05 am »
I'm with you on this one.  To me this is no different than having a "Living Will."  In that type of Will you can specify whether or not extraordinary measures should be taken to save your life.  I agree that we should abide by a person's "last wishes," and if this is one of them, I would, too.  Even though I would be thinking how much I would miss this person (just as we do with our loving pets), I can't let my feelings stand in the way of what this person feels is best for THEM.

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Re: The Right to Die
« Reply #12 on: November 29, 2015, 01:30:36 pm »
I think everyone should be given a choice.
I have seen horrible deaths of cancer that clearly the person was in agony & drugged so much on morphine, the only people who were benefitting was the hospital making money of them.  If we can euthanize animals to be human, it should be the same for people.   Just like one person signs a DNR order if they code not to be resuscitated.  They are asking to let them just die.

If one is religious, they can opt out.
If one is not religious, well they have a choice. 

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Re: The Right to Die
« Reply #13 on: November 29, 2015, 02:27:52 pm »
Okay...this might seem like a morbid topic but it's time to discuss it, anyway.

Right to Die is a law that is being considered by a few different US states; including, Connecticut.  It would be the option for terminally ill patients who have 6 months to live......

to request a prescription where they could be euthanized.  We've had this option for our beloved pets; however, until now....this option has been unavailable for human beings. 

Okay...we all understand what suicide is.  This is different; in that, it would be considered a medically assisted suicide option.

How do you feel about this being an option for yourself or your loved ones?

I'm giving this law a big green light for the following reasons:

1 - Enough is enough.  People know when it's time to be free from their physical body.
2 - People deserve to hang on to their dignity.  I don't want to live so long that someone has to "spoon feed" me or change my diapers.  Once again, enough is enough.
3 - Trying to keep everyone alive when they've lost "quality of life" is just plain silly.  If you're waiting at the airport with someone who is flying you wouldn't hang on to them, in a way that....they end up missing their flight.

I believe that God gave everyone "free will" so it's important that we allow EVERYONE to exercise their free will when it's time to make their exit.

I respect everyone's point of view.  Please feel free to express yourself where this issue is concerned.   :heart:

If you want to end your life then by all means do so.  Don't be such a wuss about it though.  Put a gun in your mouth and pull the trigger.  No one can or will stop you.  Don't try to get a doctor to write you a script that will kill you.  Because no matter what the law of the land says he is guilty of murder in the eyes of God.  Or save your meds up and take the whole bottle at once and don't do it and then call 911 screaming for them to come rescue you.

And yes, God gave everyone "free will".  But you aren't suppose to use that to end your life. Or anyone else's.

@Paints - There is a difference in taking drugs and ending your life AND you should have died but you were hooked up to a machine that kept your body going.  You can sign a DNR at any time.  You can state that you do not want to lie in a vegetated state hooked up to a machine.  That is not the same thing as you are alive and you don't want to deal with life any more so you take meds that will kill you.

My dad died of cancer in 1979.  He was told he had 6 months, at the most.  With treatments, that might or might not work, they could, maybe, give him a year.  But it would be a year spent in the hospital, for the most part.

He made the choice to die with dignity, at home,  rather than being hooked up to machines that simulate life, but isn't.
It was his choice to make. 
His doctor sent him home with morphine for the pain.

He died as he lived, on his own terms, at peace with himself and God.

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Re: The Right to Die
« Reply #14 on: November 29, 2015, 03:52:17 pm »
I 100% support right to die. If someone chooses to end their suffering, it's the least they are owed.

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