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Unformatted text preview: yet mandate that no one be allowed to choose death at the same time? To truly believe in freedom of choice, you cannot exclude any choice, even if it does involve the end of a life. A person who truly does not want to live has made his/her decision and will basically have no life at all except in wishing that they were dead. Even if assisted suicide is not available, a person who chooses to die will do so by any means necessary. Again, it parallels to abortion in this manner in that women wishing to have an abortion will do so any way they can, legal or otherwise. So, even if assisted suicide is outlawed, people will devise another means of ending their life in most likely a much less peaceful manner. I also wondered why he chose not to think about the possibility that perhaps death brings happiness, thereby completing his circle of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. If happiness has been achieved, then what other decisions need to be made?...
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- Spring '08