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 Key Words- Matters of life and Death

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Key Words

Sanctity of Life

Life is holy and belongs to God

Resurrection

Belief that when you die, your body stays in the grave until the end of the world when you body is lifted

Immrtality of the Soul

The idea that the sould does not die when your body dies, but lives on in a spiritual world

Reincarnation

The hindu belief where you die and come back to life as something or someone

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Abortion

The removal of a foetus from the womb before it can survive

Abortion on Demand

Women having the right to an abortion if they want one with no questions asked

Suicide

To end your own life

Assssted Suicide

Providing a person with a means to commit suicide

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Euthanasia

An easy and gentle death

Voluntary Eutanasia

When soemone dying in pain asks a doctor to end their life painlessly

Non Voluntary Euthanasia

ending someones life pailessly when they are not able to ask, but you have a good reason for believing they would want you to do so eg. Switching of life support machine

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