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 Post subject: Euthanasia
PostPosted: Fri Aug 17, 2012 2:02 am 
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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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 Post subject: Re: Euthanasia
PostPosted: Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:51 am 
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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.
:namaste:


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 Post subject: Re: Euthanasia
PostPosted: Fri Aug 17, 2012 12:21 pm 
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All at the same time if we were turely compassionate we would examine each case and not make generlizations.

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