Matters of Life and Death Keywords

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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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Paranormal
unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes (e.g. ghosts, spirits, mediums)
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Resurresction
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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Reincarnation
the belief that, after death, souls are reborn into a new body
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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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Assisted suicide
providing someone 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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Non-voluntary euthanasia
ending someone's life painlessly when they cannot themselves, but you have good reason to think they would want you to
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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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Voluntary euthanasia
ending life painlessly when someone in great pain asks for death
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unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes (e.g. ghosts, spirits, mediums)

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Paranormal

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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 into a new body

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when someone about to die has an out-of-body experience

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