Unformatted text preview: In his article, Regan argues that sometimes giving someone the option may not be in their best interest. New options make it impossible to obtain the status quo without having to choose it. For example, an unwanted party invitation which you receive gives you knew options you previously would not have had. Your best option now is to attend the party, as you can no longer avoid the person by default. While staying away by default was your best option, after receiving the invitation you are no longer able to do this. Therefore, giving people options is not always better than not having the option. I agree with the fact that options are not always the best and that providing the option to Euthanasia...
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- Spring '07
- best option, J. David Velleman, consequentialist worries, institutional right