Enviromental and Medical issues

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  • Enviromental and Medical issues
    • Goverment can reduce Carbon emissions
      • Sing up to the Kyoto Protocol
        • Make laws on emissions from energy production
          • Encourage manufacturers to use sustainable products
            • Encourage use of public transport
    • Stewardship
      • CHRISTIAN
        • God gave humans the right to rule over the earth only as his stewards
          • The old testement says that humans must treat animals and land kindly
            • It's their duty to leave the earth in a better place than they found it.
              • You will be judged if you have been a  good steward or not.
      • MUSLIM
        • You will be judged on how well you have looked after the earth
          • Life is a test from god, if you fail you will be punished!
            • Should look after the enviroment in the way of Islam
              • "It's a leading part of play for muslims to take part in efforts to protect our enviroment"
    • Enviroment
      • CHRISTIAN
        • God created the universe in 6 days
          • He created an earth that is perfectly suited for human life.
            • Earth belongs to god and so we should respect it
              • The enviroment is a gift from god, so must be treated with care.
      • MUSLIM
        • Allah created the universe suited for human life.
          • The whole universe must be respected by humans
            • Gift from god so must be treated with care
              • Their duty to preserve the enviroment and make sure it continues to be what god intended it to be
    • Animal Rights
      • FOR
        • CHRISTIAN
          • God created animals aswell as humans
            • God gave humans the right to control animals
              • Only humans have the right as they were created in the image of god.
                • Duty to look after animals as they are stewards
        • MUSLIM
          • The Qur'an says humans may use certain animals for food
            • Qur'an says animals are apart of Allahs creation
              • Sahari'ah teaches that animals can be uses but only if it has a benefit for humans/
                • Qur'an says that animals have feelings too, and must be slaughtered in a painless way
      • AGAINST
        • CHRISTIAN VEGETARIANS
          • Its impossible to slaughter or test without being creul
            • Animals have the same rights as humans
    • Infertility Treatments (IVF)
      • CHRISTIANS
        • A purpouse of a christian marriage is to have children, so treatments must be good
          • Life is not being taken as the embryos are not foetuses
            • Life is given and taken by god (apart of his plan)
              • treatments involving medical technology are banned
      • MUSLIMS
        • The sperm and egg are from the husband and wife
          • All muslim families should have a family, like muhammad
            • "He creates what he wills"
              • that means they can raise a family like the prophet muhammed did
                • if you cant have children, then it's meant to be
    • Transplant Surgery
      • CHRISTIAN
        • The body is not needed after death
          • God will not need the organs to raise the body (ressurection)
            • new testement says that leaving your organs is loving your neighbour
              • Treating others as you would like to be treated
                • Bible says you cant exploit the poor
                  • Transplanting   organs from the dead is playing god, a sin
                    • heart is an essential part of a person created by god
                      • Paying for organs is exploting the poor which is banned in the bible
                        • ONLY god can give and take life
      • MUSLIM
        • nothing should be removed from the body after death
          • Playing with god which is a great sin
            • Qur'an teaches only god has the right to give and take life
              • need all their organs for resurrection
                • Muslims lawyers have allowed it
                  • Muslims can carry donor cards and have transplants (said by muslim law council)
                    • islam aims to be good and help people

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