Inheritance refers to the practice of passing on belongings of an individual upon his/her death.
|Arguments in favor of||Arguments opposing|
|Conservation of power over belongings or property upon death.|
|Inheritance can help to increase and/or maintain interest in personal property.||Inheritance may elude the realization of ultimate loss of personal property upon death.|
|Ability to choose benefits and designate benefactors before death.|
|Inheritance can help to maintain individual’s power over personal property until death.||Inheritance may influence others' behavior merely due to their interest in potential benefits.|