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Edexcel RS Unit 3.2

Matters of Life and Death

Immortality of the soul The idea that the soul lives on after the death of the body.
Resurrection The belief that, after death, the body stays in the grave until the end of the world, when it is raised.
Near-death experience When somebody about to die has an out-of-body experience.
Paranormal Unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes, for example, ghosts, mediums.
Reincarnation The belief that, after death, souls are reborn in a new body.
Abortion The removal of a foetus from the womb before it can survive.
Sanctity of life he belief that life is holy and belongs to God.
Assisted suicide Providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide.
Euthanasia The painless killing of someone dying from a painful disease.
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.
Quality of life The idea that life must have some benefits for it to be worth living.
Voluntary euthanasia Ending life painlessly when someone in great pain asks for death.
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