DEATH + BEYOND pt 1

The most cheerful topic of them all: Death and Beyond

Definitions

Attitudes

Secular perspectives

Coming soon...religious beliefs

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  • Created by: CFH
  • Created on: 16-06-14 10:06
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  • DEATH AND BEYOND
    • DEFINITIONS
      • Death
      • Beyond
    • SECULAR
      • Existentialism
        • Denies life any meaning
      • Materialism
        • End of consciousness and existence
      • Humanism
        • Necessary and unavoidable
        • Cannot exist after death
      • Naturalism
        • No supernatural world or part of ourselves
        • Cannot experience your own death
      • Legacy Theory
        • We can live on in the memories of others
      • NDEs
        • Genuine glimpse of the beyond
        • Trick of the mind
    • ATTITUDES TOWARDS DEATH
      • Takes away meaning of life + makes it all pointless
      • Adds meaning-only get one life
      • Acceptance-everyone has their time + natural part of human condition
      • Should be prevented for as long as possible-death as a medical failure
      • Taboo-euphemisms + avoidance
      • Embracing death in society
      • Tragedy + injustice-dying young
      • Refusal to accept death as the final end-cryogenics

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