Limits to Life-Sustaining Treatment
6. Provide the patient the means to kill herself/himself
"Physician-Assisted Suicide (PAS)" is much discussed these days.
It is often associated with the name of Jack Kevorkian (sometimes known as "Dr. Death.")
It is less well-known that the state of Oregon has passed a statute legalizing PAS -- under carefully circumscribed conditions.
Notice especially the three examples to the right - they correspond roughly to the previous three stages in this list
Do you discern any morally significant differences between these three?