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Christian Teachings

The Sanctity of life - all life is precious and a gift from God.

Jesus said "Love your neighbour as yourself."

Jesus said "Treat others as you would like to be treated."

The 6th Commandment is "Do not muder."

Humans are created "Imago Dei" - in the image of God.

Roman Catholics say life begins at conception.

The Parable of the Good Samaritan teaches that all people should be treated with care and respect.

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Buddhist Teachings

1st precept - Ahimsa - you shall harm no living thing.

Metta - Loving Kindness

Reincarnation/Karma - how you act in this life has an effect on the next type of life you are born into.

The Turtle Analogy states that being born as a human is very rare and so human life is precious.

Right Intention/Right Action - Do the right thing for the right reason - having good motives.

All members of the Sangha (Buddhist community) are equal.

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