Ideas from 'No Moral Difference' by James Rachels [1975], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Ethics for Modern Life' (ed/tr Abelson,R./Friquegnon,M) [St Martin's 1987,0-312-26602-2]].

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24. Applied Ethics / C. Death Issues / 5. Euthanasia
If it is desirable that a given patient die, then moral objections to killing them do not apply
It has become normal to consider passive euthanasia while condemning active euthanasia