第二部分 para.5 —— para.10
Should doctors be allowed to take the lives of others? Dr， Wilfred van Oijen， Cees van Wendel‘s doctor， explains how he looks at the question：
Para.5 提出问题 Should doctors be allowed to take the lives of others?
10 Cees van Wendel‘s doctor， 是 Dr， Wilfred van Oijen的同位语。此句的主语和谓语被同位语所分开。，谓语是 explains ， how he looks at the question：是宾语从句。
“Well， it‘s not as if I’m planning to murder a crowd of people with a machine gun. In that case， killing is the worst thing 1 can imagine. But that‘s entirely different from my work as a doctor. I care for people and I try to ensure that they don’t suffer too much. That‘s a very different thing.”
11 as if = as though 仿佛，好像…似的
12 In that case ， 在那种情况下 case n. 情况，事例，案例，病例
killing is the worst thing 1 can imagine. 杀人是我能想象出的最残忍的事情
Many people， though， are totally against the practice of euthanasia， Dr. Andrew Ferguson， Chairman of the organization Healthcare Opposed to Euthanasia， says that “in the vast majority of euthanasia cases， what the patient is actually asking for is something else. They may want a health professional to open up communication for them with their loved ones or family - there‘s nearly always another question behind the question.”
13 Many people， though， are totally against the practice of euthanasia， 此句中的though = however
14 Chairman of the organization Healthcare Opposed to Euthanasia， 是Dr. Andrew Ferguson，的同位语。此句的主语和谓语被同位语所分开。
Britain also has a strong tradition of hospices - special hospitals which care only for the dying and their special needs. Cicely Saunders， President of the National Hospice Council and a founder member of the hospice movement， argues that euthanasia doesn‘t take into account that there are ways of caring for the dying. She is also concerned that allowing euthanasia would undermine the need for care and consideration of a wide range of people： “It’s very easy in society now for the elderly， the disabled and the dependent to feel that they are burdens， and therefore that they ought to opt out. I think that anything that legally allows the shortening of life does make those people more vulnerable.