Matters of life & death

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What does paranormal mean?
Unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes e.g. ghosts, mediums
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What is a near death experience?
When somebody about to die has an out of body experience
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What is the immortality of the soul?
The idea that the soul lives on after the death of the body
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What is resurrection?
The belief that after death the body stays in the grave until the end of the world when it is raised
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What is reincarnation?
The belief that after death souls are reborn in a new body
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What is abortion?
The removal of a foetus from the womb before it can survive
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What is assisted suicide?
Providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide
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What is euthanasia?
The painless killing of someone dying from a painful disease
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What is non-voluntary euthanasia?
Ending someones life painlessly when they are unable to ask. but you have a good reason for thinking they would want you to do so e.g. swtiching off life-support machines
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What is voluntary euthanasia?
Ending life painlessly when someone in great pain asks for death
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What is quality of life?
The idea that life must have some benefits for it to be worth living
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What is the sanctity of life?
The belief that life is holy and belongs to God
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When somebody about to die has an out of body experience

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What is a near death experience?

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The belief that after death the body stays in the grave until the end of the world when it is raised

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The belief that after death souls are reborn in a new body

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