Matters of Life & Death Key Words

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Ressurection
The belief that after death, the body stays in the grave until judgement day when it is raised
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Immortality of the soul
The idea that the soul lives on after the death of the body
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Near death experience
When someone about to die has an out of body experience
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Reincarnation
The belief that after death souls are reborn into a new body
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Paranormal
Unexplained things that are thought to have spiritual causes eg. ghosts
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Abortion
The removal of the 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
The painless killing of someone dying from a painful disease
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Assisted suicide
Providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide
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Voluntary Euthanasia
The situation where someone is dying in pain and asks for their life to be ended painlessly
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Non-voluntary Euthanasia
Ending someone's life painlessly when they are unable to ask, but with good reason for thinking they would want you to do something eg. turning 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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When someone about to die has an out of body experience

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

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Unexplained things that are thought to have spiritual causes eg. ghosts

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