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originally posted by: SocratesJohnson
Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death. Per Wikipedia
Why do you believe people have the right to die when they want sometimes but other times they shouldn’t? Doesn’t everyone have the right to die with dignity whenever they want?
originally posted by: dogstar23
a reply to: SocratesJohnson
I would prefer people don't commit suicide - it would be nice if we could find a way to help everyone feel life is worth living. However, I don't think we should punish people for killing themselves, mainly because the corpses would turn the prisons into dangerous disease incubators.
As for euthanasia, I guess its about where you draw the line, and certainly any involved party (parents, spouse, children, etc) should have veto rights if the person can't decide for themselves.