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Euthanasia is illegal throughout the European Union.
Which of the following statements is true?
Euthanasia is the termination of a foetus.
Euthanasia is the act of bringing about an easy and gentle death.
Euthanasia is a curable disease.
When a person kills themselves this is known as:
Which Hindu belief says that when people suffer it is because of what happened in a previous life?
Hindus look forward to death as a door into the next rebirth.
If large doses of painkillers are used to help a person's suffering and as a result of this they eventually die, this is known as the Law of:
Suicide is not acceptable to Hindus if people take their own lives because they are depressed or feel hopeless.
Voluntary euthanasia is when a person asks someone else to help them die.
Which Hindu principle means that it is always considered wrong to take life even if someone is ill or in pain?
'And as a goldsmith takes the gold from an old piece of jewellery and shapes it into a more modern piece, so the Self forgets the old body', comes from the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad.