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Abortion

The removal of the foetus from the womb before it can survive

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Assisted suicide

Providing a seriously 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

When someone is about to die and has an out of body experience

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Non voluntary euthanasia

Ending someone's life painlessly when they are unable to ask, but you have a good reason for thinking they would want to do so

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Paranormal

Unexplained things that are thought to have spiritual causes e.g ghosts and mediums

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Quality of life

The idea that life must have some benefits for it to be worth while

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Reincarnation

The belief that after death the soul is reborn in 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 a life painlessly when someone in great pain asks for death