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# The death penalty involves medical doctors, who are sworn to preserve

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Re: The death penalty involves medical doctors, who are sworn to preserve [#permalink]
I think none is correct, as BF1 is the main conclusion - this is no problem.
But I think BF2 is an example to justify the conclusion. Anybody can explain why BF2 weakens the conclusion?
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Mavisdu1017 wrote:
I think none is correct, as BF1 is the main conclusion - this is no problem.
But I think BF2 is an example to justify the conclusion. Anybody can explain why BF2 weakens the conclusion?

The American Medical Association evaded the ethical problem (Argument's opinion - Conclusion)
It can be argued that when doctors use their stethoscopes to indicate whether the electric chair has done its job, they are assisting the executioner. (Author's opinion - Questioning the conclusion)

BF2 is stating that the AMA could not completely evade the ethical problem (conclusion in BF1). Hence it questions the conclusion.

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sanjitscorps18 wrote:
Mavisdu1017 wrote:
I think none is correct, as BF1 is the main conclusion - this is no problem.
But I think BF2 is an example to justify the conclusion. Anybody can explain why BF2 weakens the conclusion?

The American Medical Association evaded the ethical problem (Argument's opinion - Conclusion)
It can be argued that when doctors use their stethoscopes to indicate whether the electric chair has done its job, they are assisting the executioner. (Author's opinion - Questioning the conclusion)

BF2 is stating that the AMA could not completely evade the ethical problem (conclusion in BF1). Hence it questions the conclusion.

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Hey bro,sanjitscorps18
How do you comprehend BF2 means AMA could not evade the ethical problem?
Sorry I cannot understand, and my understanding is BF2 is an example case to explain how AMA evades ethical problem. Mind to explain? Thanks
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"The American Medical Association, responding to this issue, declared that a doctor should not participate in an execution. But it added that a doctor may determine or certify death in any situation."

By the above line the AMA essentially conveys that they would not participate in the lethal injection execution, however, they could still certify death. Hence the AMA evaded the moral question by not admitting to any direct involvement in the execution.

But, BF2 states that even verifying death implies a direct involvement in execution process. Hence it questions the conclusion represented by BF1. Hope it clarifies.

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sanjitscorps18 wrote:
"The American Medical Association, responding to this issue, declared that a doctor should not participate in an execution. But it added that a doctor may determine or certify death in any situation."

By the above line the AMA essentially conveys that they would not participate in the lethal injection execution, however, they could still certify death. Hence the AMA evaded the moral question by not admitting to any direct involvement in the execution.

But, BF2 states that even verifying death implies a direct involvement in execution process. Hence it questions the conclusion represented by BF1. Hope it clarifies.

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Got you and much thx bro. I know where is my issue - I misunderstood (evade)
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The death penalty involves medical doctors, who are sworn to preserve life, in the act of killing. This issue was much discussed after several states provided for execution by lethal injection. The American Medical Association, responding to this issue, declared that a doctor should not participate in an execution. But it added that a doctor may determine or certify death in any situation. The American Medical Association evaded the ethical problem. It can be argued that when doctors use their stethoscopes to indicate whether the electric chair has done its job, they are assisting the executioner.

In the argument given, the two portions in boldface play which of the following roles?

A. The first is the main conclusion of the argument; the second states a position that the argument seeks to oppose.

B. The first provides evidence that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is that conclusion.

C. The first is a claim that has been used to reach the main conclusion of the argument; the second brings that conclusion into question.

D. The first is a position that the argument accepts; the second is the main conclusion of the argument.

E. The first states a conclusion that the argument reaches; the second calls that conclusion into question.

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