In baby Theresa’s situation I would do exactly what the parents wanted to do. According to the benefits argument “if we can benefit someone without harming anyone else, we ought to do so.” (Pg.3) Baby Theresa was already dying and only a few days to live; therefore transplanting the organs to benefit other children would not harm baby Theresa. In conclusion, the organs should be transplanted to benefit other children. A biological life connects each of us with others; allowing us to think on our own and do leisure activities. Baby Theresa was not able to do any of these; therefore her life, even though she was still alive, had no real meaning. Baby Theresa was being harmed by being alive; her organs should have been donated.
The Natural Law theory and The Social Contract theory have some similar traits and several unrelated positions on the meaning of life. In the Natural Law theory god created us as social creatures that desire for and require friendship of