If anyone has been mildly paying attention to the babbling coming from those articulating a pain free death, one would need the proverbial bull monitor to separate the confusion of the situational ethics being shuffled about in a shell game. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Situational_ethics
The “old fashioned” Bible does stipulate that “when the words are many, there is sin present”, and there sure are many words and reversals of concern being demonstrated on the subjects of capital punishment, assisted suicide, and abortion. Yes, these are serious subjects, however the standards being assessed to each is contradictory double talk that shows hypocrisy to the highest degree.
The latest progressive rage is assisted suicide with the administering of pain free drugs so a person can die with dignity. There seems to be no ethical problem with that until one injects capital punishment into the conversation, then suddenly there are no drugs available that can allow a convicted murderer to die in peace and comfort. Well, that is at least what opponents of the death penalty claim.
Perhaps we should have the drug manufacturers of assisted suicide talk to those responsible for providing the drugs for executions who cannot seem to find anything appropriate. Supposedly any drug used for executions causes too much discomfort and pain for the convicted murderers. This obviously is not the case with the drugs used for suicides.
Does anyone else see an inconsistency here, or does the subject automatically create a blind spot if the subject of execution arises?
Being overly sensitive to the comfort of someone on death row does not transfer over to the practice of aborting fully developed babies in the womb. Although the nerve centers are fully functional and the “fetuses’ clearly feel pain according to medical documentation, a “fetus” can be barbarically dismembered by the popular “dilating and evacuation” (D and E) process. Or there is the ever popular saline solution bath that chemically burns the fetus alive. Anesthesia is not even considered for the fetus.http://www.rtl.org/prolife_issues/DismembermentAbortionFAQs.html
Has the issue about pain ever come up regarding abortion of the baby? Well, of course not since the “fetus” is not really human according to the propaganda of the abortion forces. One should only be concerned about pain when it is politically expedient to do so. Lovely.
“Just because I want to” is typically a poor excuse to practice situational ethics based on the subjects of assisted suicide, capital punishment, and abortion. Hypocrisy and intellectual dishonesty is just the beginning of dealing with assisted suicide, capital punishment, and abortion.
The morality issue on fairness among these three subjects is rarely consistent. Your world view will determine your position on each subject, however there is probably inconsistency existing even in the best attempt to reconcile one’s views where each should be in harmony with the other.
A Biblical world view would reconcile assisted suicide with the same compassion that considers abortion an abomination since the shedding of innocent blood is clearly something God hates in Proverbs 6: 16-18. A policy of assisted suicide affronts the possibility that divine healing can still take place. There are numerous records of the doctors being wrong on a prognosis and patients given a year to live turned out to be in error. There is good cause to have righteous indignation towards ambiguous human standards that are in flux based on the situation. Having selective outrage is another fallacy.
Pain of the baby in abortion is ignored. Pain of the criminal during execution is a main focus. Pain of the patient during suicide apparently is no issue and touted as no problem. The issue of pain only applies if one decides to consider pain.
The illogical application regarding the issue of pain applied among suicide, capital punishment, and abortion is staggering. There is no rational application validating the opinions of those selecting objection about one subject while ignoring the morality of another.
Life itself is a rare thing and precious to the One that gave it according to the Bible standard. Until proved otherwise, the Bible says all life returns to God who gave it. Being frivolous with the gift of life when those on the wrong side of Biblical standards have no idea where life came from is a horrific assumption to operate. Not only are Bible standards ignored, but the humanistic hippocratic oath that governs the medical field is ignored on assisted suicide, capital punishment, and abortion. A nebulous secular opinion governs these aforementioned issues.
As long as my personal preferences are installed, it is too bad for anyone else even if they suffer.
Feigning ignorance regarding “pain-free drugs for suicide” when the subject of capital punishment is on the table is preposterous. Bending over backwards to not administer an execution because a criminal experiences moments of discomfort and not having the same concern for an innocent baby in a mother’s womb regarding the same issue of pain is ludicrous, especially when the suffering is far worse.
Animals at the animal clinic are shown more consideration than the babies being systematically slaughtered in the pain factories posing as abortion clinics. Suffering animals are an unacceptable travesty as it should be, but the agony of babies being butchered under the banner of abortion is perfectly fine. The discomfort of executed murderers does not transfer over to the far worse discomfort suffered by executed babies. The babies are going to die anyway so there is no cause for concern.
The lack of compassion, consistency, and common sense of those choosing to be callous is a remarkable display of a lack of humanity. The rhetoric coming from the same sources on the wrong side of Biblical authority cannot in good conscience present viable reasons for allowing such outrages to continue.http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/marko-sijan/seal-hunt_b_1892236.html
Man’s fallible authority always leaves a bigger mess behind mingled with confusion and more unnecessary suffering.
The bottom line is spiritual rebellion.