TOPIC 3.2 - MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH

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  • TOPIC 3.2 - MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH
    • TOPIC 3.2.3
      • REASONS WHY SOME PEOPLE DO NOT BELIEVE IN LIFE AFTER DEATH
        • different religions have different ideas about life after death and if it existed they would have the same ideas
        • if there is no God there is no heaven or after-life
        • space exploration has proved there is no heaven abouve the sky
        • brpought up as athiests
    • TOPIC 3.2.6.
      • THE NATURE OF EUTHANASIA
        • BECOME LEGAL
          • people may be in great pain being kept alive - quality of lide
          • it's legal to commit suicide
          • doctors can switch off life support machines
        • REMAIN ILLEGAL
          • a cure may be found
          • it may not be what the person actually wants
          • job of doctors is to save lives, not end them (hippocratic oath)
    • TOPIC 3.2.2
      • NON-RELIGIOUS REASONS WHY PEOPLE BELIEVE IN LIFE AFTER DEATH
        • Near Death experiences
        • Reincarnation
        • Evidence of the spirit world
    • TOPIC 3.2.5
      • CATHOLIC VIEW- no abortion
        • CCC teaches abortion is murder
        • life begins at conception
        • there are alternatyives to abortion e.g. adoption
        • life belongs to God
    • TOPIC 3.2.1
      • HOW BELIEFS ABOUT LIFE AFTER DEATH AFFECT CATHOLIC'S LIVES
        • Parable of Sheep and Goats and Good Samaritan help Catholics lead good lives
        • If you sin, you do not get into heaven therefore a Catholic would want to lead a good life
        • Prospect of heaven makes a Catholic want to lead a good life
        • Greatest Commandment 'Love God and love others'
      • WHY CATHOLICS BELIEVE IN LIFE AFTER DEATH
        • Provides Catholics lives with meaning and purpose
        • CCC teaches that there is life after death
        • St. Paul teaches that we will have a resurrection like Jesus'
        • Jesus rose from the dead which is stated in the Gospels
    • TOPIC 3.2.4
      • NATURE OF ABORTION
        • CONTRAVERSIAL ISSUE
          • some people are pro-choice and think the womens rights are more important than the childs.
          • some people believe life begins when a foetus is viable
          • some people are pro life and think the childs rights are more important than the womans
          • some people believe life begins at conception
    • TOPIC 3.2.10
      • CAUSES OF WORLD POVERTY
        • -HIV/AIDS -WAR-DEBT-UNFAIR TRADE-LACK OF EDUCATION-NATURAL DISASTERS
      • CAFOD
        • HOW CAFOD HELP TO REMOVE CAUSES OF WORLD POVERTY
          • -Disaster Fund-development programmes-raising awareness-speaking out on behalf of poor contries for social justice
        • WHY VAFOD HELP TO REMOVE CAUSES OF WORLD POVERTY
          • Catholics have a duty to help the poor as it's a way to get to heaven
          • Sermon on the Mount
          • Parable of Sheep and Goats
          • Golden Rule

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