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Key Words

Rights and Responsibilities


Bible: the holy book of Christians which contains 66 books split into

the Old Testament and the New Testament.


Decalogue: the 10 commandments


Church: the community of Christians, a Christian place of worship


Conscience: an inner feeling of the rightness or wrongness for an

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Political Party: a group which tries to be elected into power on its

policies.


Pressure Group: a group formed to influence government policy on

a particular issue.


Social Change: the way in which society has changed and is

changing.


Golden Rule: Jesus' teaching, `treat others as they themselves would

like…

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Conservation: protecting and preserving the natural resources and

the environment.


Creation: the act of creating the universe.


Environment: the surroundings in which plants and animals live on

and seeped on to continue living.


Stewardship: looking after something so it can be passed on to the

next generation.


Artificial Insemination: injecting…

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by the husband through IVF and then implanted into the wife's

uterus.


Organ Donation: giving organs to be used in transplant surgery.




Peace and Conflict


Conflict Resolution: bringing a fight or struggle to a peaceful

conclusion.


The United Nations: an international body set up to promote world

peace and co-operation.…

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Other weapons of mass destruction: weapons which can destroy

large areas and numbers of people.


Bullying: intimidating/frightening people weaker than you.


Respect: treating a person or their feelings with consideration.


Forgiveness: the act of stopping the blaming of someone and/or

pardoning them for what they have done wrong.


Reconciliation: bringing…

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Reform: the idea that punishments should try to change criminals

so they will not commit crime again.


Retribution: the idea that punishments should make criminals pay

for what they have done wrong.


Sin: an act against the will of God.


Addiction: a recurring compulsion to engage in an activity

regardless…

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