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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

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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 status of animals; the extent to
which…

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"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…

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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…

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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."…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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