Matters of life and death key words

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Abortion
The removal of a foetus from the womb before it can survive
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Assisted suicide
Providing a serious 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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Immortality of the soul
The idea that the soul lives on after the death of the body
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Near-death experience
The idea that someone about to die has had an out of body experience
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non-volentary 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
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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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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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Sanctity 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 serious 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 on after the death of the body

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The idea that someone about to die has had an out of body experience

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