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Assisted suicide

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Providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide

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Abortion

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

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Euthanasia

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The painless killing of someone dying from a painful disease

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Immortality of the soul

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Soul lives on after the death if the body

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Near-death experience

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When someone about to die has an our of body experience

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Non-voluntary euthanasia

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

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Paranormal

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Unexplained things which are though to have spiritual causes e.g ghosts and mediums

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Quality of life

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

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Reincarnation

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The belief that after death shoulda are reborn into a new body

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Resurrection

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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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Sanctity of life

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The belief that life is holy and only God can give and take life

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Voluntary euthanasia

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Ending life painlessly when someone in great pain asks for death