Monday, September 19, 2011

Illness: Fight or Die?

I have a question in two parts.
Part 1--
If you were diagnosed with an illness and were given less than a fifteen percent chance of survival, would you accept treatment, hoping to beat the disease, or would you refuse treatment?
Part 2--
What Biblical basis, if any, could you provide to support your decision?

2 comments:

  1. I think it depends on my age. If I was in my 80s or 90s, I would probably refuse treatment. However, the older I get, the younger older ages look to me, so it's difficult to say. I don't know of any Biblical passages to help with the dilemma.

    Interesting question, though.

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  2. True, Johnathan. Someone who is 30 might have more reason to fight than someone who is 80. Maybe it should be a three-part question. :)

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