Other pages in this set

Page 2

Preview of page 2

Here's a taster:

PAGE CONTENT
1 Title Page
2 Content/Index
3 Animal Rights
7 The Environment
12 Prejudice & Discrimination
18 Abortion
22 War & Peace
27 Young people
33 Exam Tips, Resources & Past Paper…read more

Page 3

Preview of page 3

Here's a taster:

Within this topic candidates should be familiar with the key
teachings from the religion(s) studied and should be aware of
how religious leaders and other faith members have interpreted
these teachings and applied them to life in society today.…read more

Page 4

Preview of page 4

Here's a taster:

Ask the experimenters why they experiment on animals, and
the answer is: `Because the animals are like us.' Ask the
experimenters why it is morally OK
to experiment on animals,
and the answer is:
'Because the animals
are not like us.` Animal
experimentation rests
on a logical
contradiction.
"
-Professor
Charles R.…read more

Page 5

Preview of page 5

Here's a taster:

Eating Meat:
Humans are animals, and animals eat meat! We have the teeth to eat meat, so
it is natural! Protein from meat is an important part of peoples diet! Humans
have always eaten meat! It is traditional and a part of some peoples religion!
People who are vegetarian will sometimes wear leather. This is hypocritical.
Humans have evolved to the point where we do not have to eat meat. There
are alternatives to meat such as Soya and Quorn.…read more

Page 6

Preview of page 6

Here's a taster:

Christian Teachings:
Genesis 1v26-28: Then God said, "Let us make man in our image,
in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the
birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the earth, and over all
the creatures that move along the ground." So God created man in
his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and
female he created them.
God gave humans power over creation: We are his stewards.…read more

Page 7

Preview of page 7

Here's a taster:

Buddhist Teachings:
Jataka Tales: Stories of the Buddha's previous lives as a
Bodhisattva. The Hungry Tigress.
"Once there was a great king named Maharatha and he had
three fine sons, Mahapranada, Mahadeva and Mahasattva.
As they walked in the forest one day, the three princes
came upon a tigress and her seven cubs. Exhausted by
hunger and thirst, the tigress was hardly able to move and
looked as if she would soon die.…read more

Page 8

Preview of page 8

Here's a taster:

Within this topic candidates should be familiar with the key
teachings from the religion(s) studied and should be aware of
how religious leaders and other faith members have interpreted
these teachings and applied them to life in society today.
religious beliefs about the origins of life;
religious views about the nature of Planet Earth, e.g.…read more

Page 9

Preview of page 9

Here's a taster:

Toxic waste is sometimes
disposed of into the
environment. This can have
The burning of fossil fuels is one of the a devastating affect on
largest producers of gases which are animals and the environment.
harmful to the environment. Oil, gas, &
coal are essential to the running of daily
life. These fuels are not renewable. One
day they will run out.
Nuclear testing can
pollute the environment
for many years.…read more

Page 10

Preview of page 10

Here's a taster:

Genetically Modified (GM) foods are produced from genetically modified organisms (GMO) which have
had their genome altered through genetic engineering techniques. The general principle of producing
a GMO is to insert DNA that has been taken from another organism and modified in the laboratory into
an organism's genome to produce both new and useful traits or phenotypes. GM Foods have been
available since the 1990s, with the principal ones being derived from plants; soybean, maize, canola
and cotton seed oil.…read more

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Religious Studies resources:

See all Religious Studies resources »See all resources »