1) How often do you engage with or witness death in your work? How has this experience or the lack of it shaped your view of death? Has it gotten easier or harder for you to accept the fact of death? As you explain, include your clinical specialty. (150 – 300 words)
2) Reflect on the analysis of the sin of suicide and, thus, euthanasia from the topic readings. Do you agree? Why or why not? Refer to the lecture and topic readings in your response. (150 – 300 words)
Based on “Case Study: End of Life Decisions,” the Christian worldview, and the worldview questions presented in the required topic Resources you will complete an ethical analysis of George’s situation and his decision from the perspective of the Christian worldview.
1,500-2,000-word ethical analysis while answering the following questions: (APA style, 3 references)
a) How would George interpret his suffering in light of the Christian narrative, with an emphasis on the fallenness of the world?
b) How would George interpret his suffering in light of the Christian narrative, with an emphasis on the hope of resurrection?
c) As George contemplates life with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), how would the Christian worldview inform his view about the value of his life as a person?
d) What sorts of values and considerations would the Christian worldview focus on in deliberating about whether or not George should opt for euthanasia?
e) Given the above, what options would be morally justified in the Christian worldview for George and why?
f) Based on your worldview, what decision would you make if you were in George’s situation?