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Running head: WORLDVIEW ANALYSIS AND PERSONAL INVENTORY 1 Worldview Analysis and Personal Inventory Emily Cochran Grand Canyon University
WORLDVIEW ANALYSIS AND PERSONAL INVENTORY 2 Worldview Analysis and Personal Inventory There are many points of view when it comes to spirituality and ethics in modern times. Spirituality in healthcare can have many different meanings as well. It can simply mean the religion of one's belief or how one perceives their health overall. Ethics in healthcare can mean one who believes in morals or one who believes in being treated with certain respect ethically speaking. As Christians, the belief is in the same God, however, over time it is believed that God is of the same three distinct persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (Bogue and Hogan, 2018). Christians describe God as one essence in three persons (Bogue and Hogan, 2018). They do not describe him as three gods. Speaking ethically in the medical world, what is considered ethical does not always mean legal. Physician-assisted suicide, for example, is legal in nine states. It requires quite a process to be considered by a physician. The process includes having a terminal illness that requires six months or less to live and the individual must undergo a psychiatric exam by a state licensed psychiatrist or psychologist to determine if they are mentally capable of making this life-ending decision. Today, there is still much debate as to if this is considered morally ethical. To answer truthfully, there is no correct answer. There are many opinions and beliefs to this, and it creates conflict among people. Perhaps there will never be a right answer. The only correct answer is what the person who is suffering from a terminal illness believes to be true. Scientism is defined as “efforts to extend scientific ideas, methods, practices, and attributes to matter of human social and political concern” (para 2, Burnett, 2020). It is a speculation of the worldview about the ultimate reality of the universe and its meaning (Burnett, 2020). The two arguments today have caused many speculations and diversity. Science is defined as “an activity that seeks to explore the natural world using well-established, clearly-delineated

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