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Should terminally ill people be allowed to end their own lives? 

104 deviants said Yes they should.
12 deviants said No they should not.
9 deviants said Other. (Explain)

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trancetime Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2004
That's a tough one. You see, if you allow this, a lot of people will be committing suicide left and right just because they can't live with a bit of pain. But, on the other hand, people with severe medical conditions would have a chance to end their torment.

My solution, take the brain out of the human body and implement it into a robot one. This way everyone is happy. Especially the cyborgs that will most likely take over the world with their awesome mechanical might.
Thank you very much, Mr. Roboto.
DominoEffect Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2004
I say, if they wanna do it on their own accord, let them. Keepin them alive only prolongs the suffering; it's kinda inhumane. If I ever had the choice, I'd at least do it in a fun way, like go skydiving and have a heart attack or something (I'm afraid of heights)
a8freak8a Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2004
There's no reason why anyone should be able to tell someone (or, even worse, force someone not to) that they cannot let someone take their own life.
jessep Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2004
cheer up hameed!!
ur polls seem 2 always be about morbid stuff!
how bout a nice happy 1 next time?
for example.....
do you think peeps who pay for lunch at subway are total legends?
i kno wot id vote....:)
elysium Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2004
it depends. to me this is rather hard, since I lost a friend in a way that was totally unnecessary. so I see life itself as a gift. but if you are in pain. or you know that you will die a painful or slow death, then yes. I think they should be allowed.
DeviatnDevil Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2004   Digital Artist
I think they should be able to end their own lives, but it should be circumstantial. They should only be able to do it if there if a 100% chance that they wont make it. After all, it would suck if they found a cure 3 days l8a eh?
DotaStrife Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2004  Hobbyist
I do believe that one should have the right to end their own life, especially if they are suffering with death close. However, I also understand that (as Swaroop said), there would be certain cases of abuse over the right. Good poll, hameed. ^^
Zlatty Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2004  Professional Photographer
why the hell not
its stupid
its your life
like its my keyboard
i might kill my keyboard if its sufferiung a bad WASD burn
just like a terminally ill person might want to off themselves
darkblackcrow Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2004
As the timeless argument says, yes they should, however, they should be deemed in the correct state of mind to do so, and in this situation, who is going to make that judgement?
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