Unit 5

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  • Religious attitudes to rich and poor in Britain
    • Causes and sources of wealth
      • Born into a wealthy family
      • Investment
      • Hard work
      • Large salary
      • Gambling
      • Owning a company
      • Being a celebrity
      • Inheritance
    • Causes of poverty
      • Homelessness
      • Poor education
      • Family situation
      • Gambling
      • Laziness or apathy
      • Debt
      • Illness
      • Drug dependancy
    • Lotteries
      • Give enjoyment and excitement
      • Encourage greed
      • Encourage gambling addiction
      • Give enjoyment and excitement
    • Charities in the UK
      • Salvation army
        • Hostels
        • Soup runs
        • Advice
        • Clothing, toys for children
      • Shelter
        • Housing
        • Advice
        • Campaigning
      • Crisis
        • Emergency shelters
        • Teach useful skills
        • Advice
        • Soup runs
    • Buddhism
      • Right livelihood means that money should not determine one's employment
      • Businesses to be run on metta and karuna
      • Material possessions cloud the path to enlightenment
      • Gambling breaches first and fifth precepts
      • Gambling is motivated by greed, so affects karma
    • Christianity
      • Jesus told a rich man to sell all he had to follow him (but he didn't)
      • Jesus praised charity
      • The love of money is the root of all evil
      • The salvation army and church army help the poor
      • Love thy neighbour- helping those in need
      • Being rich should be seen as opportunity to be generous

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