Self, life and after death - Keywords

Immortality
Not subject to death and cannot die.
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Soul
The essence of a person. The nature of which is much debated but generally considered spiritual and not physical.
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Materialism
The theory that our minds are inseparable from our bodies.
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Dualism
The theory that there exist bodies and minds, distinct from one another.
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Consciousness
THis may be defined as our own awareness of ourselves and the world, the mental processes that we can percieve; our thoughts and feelings
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Meme
Invented by Richard Dawkins to explain the spread of ideas and cultural phenomena.
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Substances
Things that are able to exist independently of something else.
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Cartesian
A term sued to describe ideas developed by Descartes
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Ressurection
To be raised again by an eternal power
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Replica theory
Idea proposed by John Hick that the same person would die and live again after death if a perfect replica of the dead person were to be created in the afterlife.
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Reincarnation
Transfer of soul from one body to another after death.
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Post mortem
After death
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Karma
Moral law of case and effect. Each action has consequences.
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Spiritualism
Belief that you can communicate with dead spirits.
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Near-death experiences
Used to describe out of body experiences of people who have been declared clinically dead and have been subsequently resuscitated.
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The essence of a person. The nature of which is much debated but generally considered spiritual and not physical.

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Soul

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The theory that our minds are inseparable from our bodies.

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The theory that there exist bodies and minds, distinct from one another.

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THis may be defined as our own awareness of ourselves and the world, the mental processes that we can percieve; our thoughts and feelings

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