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3 Christian Beliefs that support animal rights
Sanctity of life, Day of Judgment, Stewardship.
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What are the two teachings that link to stewardship?
"The Earth is the Lord's and everything in it" "God put man in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it"
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State two Christian teachings that support animal rights.
"God cares about even the sparrows" and "A righteous man has regard for the life of his animals"
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Give a Christian belief against animal rights and explain what it means in term of animal rights.
Dominion- humans are the superior species and can use animals as they wish.
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What is the teaching that links to dominion?
"ule over the birds of the air, fish of the sea and over every living creature that moves on the ground"
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What two Buddhist beliefs should extend to all living beings?
Compassion and Metta
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Give a Buddhist teaching against harming animals.
"Avoid harming living beings"- Precept
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Which part of the Eighth Fold Path suggest we shouldn't harm animals and why?
Right Livelihood- avoid having a job that harms any living beings eg a butcher
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Give a Buddhist belief and explain how it links to animal rights.
Samsara- animals are part of the cycle f rebirth so are of equal importance to humans, should be treated with respect.
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Give a Buddhist attitude against animal rights.
Humans are special because it's the only realm where you can reach enlightenment=superior to animals.
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Which part of the Eighth Fold Path is against animal rights? Explain why.
Right Intention- intention behind action is important in term of karma; eg it's ok to experiment on animals if it's to find a cure or save lives- pig heart.
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What are the two teachings that link to stewardship?

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"The Earth is the Lord's and everything in it" "God put man in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it"

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Give a Christian belief against animal rights and explain what it means in term of animal rights.

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What is the teaching that links to dominion?

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