Life after Death Terminology

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Dualism
The idea that the body and soul are seperate
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Faculties
Parts of the Soul, according to Aristotle, that have certain qualities and actions
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Vegatitive
A type of soul, belongs to plants only
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Peceptive
A type of soul, belongs to animals (excluding human beings)
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Higher order
A type of soul, belongs to humans
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Materialism
The view that humans are physical beings rather than consisting of a physical body and an immaterial soul
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Disembodied Existence
The idea that the soul can exist separately from its body.
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Karma
(Hinduism) the law of cause and effect
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Monism
The idea that the body and soul are one entity that are dependent on each other for existence
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Reincarnation
(Also known as Rebirth) The belief that the soul of a person is reincarnated after death and it's status in next life depends on actions of the previous.
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Resurrection
The belief that life continues but in a new and distinct form of life e.g. spiritual life.
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Meme
The contributions we give to society through our actions e.g. legacy of charity work
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Samsara
The cycle of birth, death and rebirth in Hindu belief
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Atman
Hindu term meaning 'self'; ultimately refers to the soul.
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Anatta
The nonexistence of a personal and immortal soul
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Predestination
The idea that your fate has already been determined prior to any of your actions. Usually of Divine origin.
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Brahman
The ultimate reality in the Hindu faith.
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