1.2 - Matters of Life and Death (Keywords)

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  1. Abortion
    The removal of the fetus from the womb before it can survive.
  2. Assisted Suicide
    Providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide.
  3. Euthanasia
    The painless killing of someone dying from a painless disease.
  4. Immortality of the soul
    The idea that the soul lives on after the death of the body.
  5. Near-death Experience
    When someone about to dies has an out of body experience.
  6. Non-voluntary Euthanasia
    Ending someone's life painlessly when they are unable to ask, but you have good reason for thinking they would want you to do so.
  7. Paranormal
    Unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes e.g. ghosts, mediums.
  8. Quality of life
    The idea that life must have benefits for it to be worth living.
  9. Resurrection
    The belief that, after death, the body stays in the grave until the end of the world when it is raised.
  10. Sanctity of life
    The belief that life is holy and belongs to God.
  11. Voluntary Euthanasia
    Ending life painless when some in great pain asks for death.
  12. Reincarnation
    The belief that after death the soul is reborn into a new body.
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1.2 - Matters of Life and Death (Keywords)
2014-05-02 21:09:48
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