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Similar to argument #1 this claim is that “all human life is sacred as reflected in … religious principles.” Essentially if one chooses to believe religious teachings that claim only God may end life then there is not much one can argue except to question the validity of such a belief. Is it reasonable to assume there is good reason to hold this absolute belief? Is it reasonable to assume that if there is a God that he/she/it would wish people to suffer needlessly? One of course must be allowed to hold such beliefs, but we should try harder to prevent such people from imposing their views on the majority who want progressive end-of-life legislation.
The term euthanasia in the earlier sense of supporting someone as they died, was used for the first time by Francis Bacon . In his work, Euthanasia medica , he chose this ancient Greek word and, in doing so, distinguished between euthanasia interior , the preparation of the soul for death, and euthanasia exterior , which was intended to make the end of life easier and painless, in exceptional circumstances by shortening life. That the ancient meaning of an easy death came to the fore again in the early modern period can be seen from its definition in the 18th century Zedlers Universallexikon :