Ethics 2: Religion and Medical Ethics

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  • Religion and Medical Ethics
    • Sanctity of Life
      • Human life is different to other life
  • Something special and holy about life
    • Sanctity of Life
      • Human life is different to other life
  • "breathed into his nostrils the breath of life"
    • Giving the soul
      • "breathed into his nostrils the breath of life"
        • Lives on even when physical body dies
      • Lives on even when physical body dies
      • Abortion
        • Religion and Medical Ethics
          • Foetus is deliberately expelled from womb
        • Roman Catholics opposed to any type of abortion
          • Abortion
            • Foetus is deliberately expelled from womb
        • Protestant Churches in certain circumstances
          • Roman Catholics opposed to any type of abortion
          • Jeremiah 1:5
            • "...formed you in womb... before you were born... appointed prophet to the nations"
          • Fertility Treatment
            • IVF- in vitro fertilisation
              • Fertility Treatment
              • Artificial insemination
                • Donors have no legal rights over any children
                  • Artificial insemination
                    • Frozen embryos are stored
                  • Genesis 1:28
                    • "Be fruitful and multiply"
                  • 1 Samuel 1:5
                    • "Because the Lord had closed her womb
                  • Cloning
                    • "playing God"
                      • Seperates the procreation of children
                        • Humans are not tools for science
                  • Suicide
                    • God chooses when born and die
                      • People suffer for a reason
                  • "You shall not murder"- self murder
                    • Suicide
                      • God chooses when born and die
                        • People suffer for a reason
                  • Euthanasia
                    • Voluntary, Involuntary, Active, Passive
                      • Euthanasia
                        • Quality of life
                          • Roman Catholic completely against
                      • Palliative care
                        • Voluntary, Involuntary, Active, Passive
                          • Quality of life
                            • Roman Catholic completely against

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