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Death and Consciousness

Due to the mind-body dichotomy, much interest and debate surround the question of what happens to one's consciousness as one's body dies. The permanent loss of consciousness after death is often called "eternal oblivion". Faith or belief that consciousness is preserved after physical death is described by the term "afterlife." For the scientific aspect of consciousness after death, see the article Consciousness after death.

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