1.2 Matters of life and death - Key Terms

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Abortion
The removal of the foetus from the womb before it can survive
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Assisted Suicide
Providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide
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Euthanasia
The painless killing of someone dying from a painful disease
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Imortality of the soul
The idea that the soul lives after the death of the body
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Near-death experience
When someone about to dye has an out of body experience
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Non-volutary Euthanasia
Ending someone's life painlessly when they are unable to ask, but you have a good reason for thinking they would want you to do so
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Paranormal
Unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes e.g. Ghosts/Mediums
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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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Reincarnation
The belief that, after death, souls are reborn into a new body
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Resurection
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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Sancity of life
The belief that life is holy and belongs to God
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Voluntary Euthanasia
Ending life painlessly when someone in great pain asks for death
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Providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide

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Assisted Suicide

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The painless killing of someone dying from a painful disease

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The idea that the soul lives after the death of the body

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When someone about to dye has an out of body experience

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