Matters of life and death

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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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Immortality
The idea that the soul lives on after the death of the body.
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Reincarnation
The belief that after death, souls are reborn in a new body.
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Paranormal
The study of unexplained things like ghosts and mediums who say they can contact the spirits.
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Near death experience
When someone about to die has an out of body experience.
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Abortion
The removal of a foetus from the womb before it can survive.
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Sanctity of life
The belief that life is holy and belongs to god.
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Euthanasia
An easy and gentle death.
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Assisted suicide
Providing a person with the means to commit suicide.
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Voluntary Euthanasia
The situation where someone dying in pain asks a doctor to end his/her life painlessly.
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Non-voluntary Euthanasia
Ending someone's life painlessly when they are notable to ask, but you have good reason for believing they would want you to do so (e.g.. switching off a life support machine).
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Quality of life
The idea that life must have some benefits for it to be worth living.
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The idea that the soul lives on after the death of the body.

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Immortality

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

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The study of unexplained things like ghosts and mediums who say they can contact the spirits.

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When someone about to die has an out of body experience.

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