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Religious views on euthanasia

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There are many religious views on euthanasia, although many moral theologians are critical of the procedure. Buddhism Buddhism and euthanasia There are many views among Buddhists on the issue of euthanasia, but many are critical of the procedure. An important value of Buddhism teaching is compassion. Some Buddhists use compassion to justify euthanasia because the person suffering is relieved of pain. However, it is still immoral "to embark on any course of action whose aim is to destroy human life, irrespective of the quality of the individual's motive." In Theravada Buddhism, a lay person daily recites the simple formula: "I undertake the precept to abstain from destroying living beings." For Buddhist monastics (bhikkhu) however the rules are more explicitly spelled out. For example, in the monastic code (Patimokkha), it states: : "Should any bhikkhu intentionally deprive a human being of life, or search for an assassin for him, or praise the advantages of death, or
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