Euthanasia

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vajrahorizon
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Euthanasia

Postby vajrahorizon » Fri Aug 17, 2012 2:02 am

What's the Buddhist view on Euthasia. I was reading a article about a man in Britain who was effectively trapped in his body and the British legal system would not allow a doctor to assist him dying. Does Buddhism have a view on this?

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Kunga Lhadzom
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Re: Euthanasia

Postby Kunga Lhadzom » Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:51 am

http://euthanasia.procon.org/view.answe ... nID=000158

If I was suffering horribly,
euthanasia would be the compassionate end of that intolerable existence.
I would choose to die peacefully and painlessly.
If I had a choice.
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Re: Euthanasia

Postby yan kong » Fri Aug 17, 2012 12:21 pm

All at the same time if we were turely compassionate we would examine each case and not make generlizations.
"Meditation is a spiritual exercise, not a therapeutic regime... Our intention is to enter Nirvana, not to make life in Samsara more tolerable." Chan Master Hsu Yun


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