Rs Key Terms Religion and Life

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Section 1

Question Answer
abortiona foetus is expelled from the womb at a stage when it cannot survive itself
assisted suicideproviding a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide
euthanasiathe painless killing of someone dying from a painful disease
immortality of the soulthe idea that the soul lives on after death of the body
near death experience when someone about to die has an out of body experience
non voluntary euthanasiaending someones life painlessly when they are unable to ask thinking that you have a good enough reason for thinking they would want you to do so

Section 2

Question Answer
Paranormalunexplained things which are thought to have a spiritual cause eg ghosts
quality of lifethe idea that the life must have some benefits in order for it to be worth living
reincarnationthe belief that after death, sould are reborn into a new body
resurrectionthe belief that after death, the body stays in the grave until the end of the world when it is raised
sanctity of lifethe belief that life is holy and belongs to God
Voluntary euthanasiaending life painlessly when someone in great pain asks for death

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