-Completely eliminates all suffering
-In a free society, the patient has the right to make their own decisions on matters that are primarily
their own concern, such as life or death matters like euthanasia
-Autonomy - "The right to self
government of personal freedom."
-Every person has the right
to make personal and private decisions about their own lives. This is defined in the US Constitution as "the right to privacy."
- If we recognize the autonomy
of an individual by granting them the right to thier own views on how a life should be lived then the logical consequence
is to allow the individual to decide their own death
-With terminal illnesses and
using the method of euthanasia, the patient is prevented from dying painfully and slowly by ending it quickly and painlessly.
-The best interests of
the patient are granted when the doctor allows and respects their autonomy.