Component 1 Ethics Key Concepts

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Adultery
Is a married person choosing to have sex with someone they are not married to.
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Divorce
is to legally end a marriage.
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Cohabitation
is to live together in a sexual relationship without being married or in a civil partnership.
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Commitment
is making and keeping a promise, such as wedding vows.
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Contraception
is methods used to prevent a woman from becoming pregnant during or following sexual intercourse, e.g. artificial or natural
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Gender Equality
is when people of all genders enjoy the same rights and opportunities in all aspects of their lives.
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Responsibilities
are actions or duties you are expected to carry out, such as looking after family members.
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Roles
are the position of a person, e.g. a police officer, as well as the characteristics expected of them, e.g. to obey the law.
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Prejudice
is when a person is judged without any evidence.
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Discrimination
is treating people differently because of their race, gender or class.
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Afterlife
is life after death; the belief that existence continues after physical death.
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Environmental sustainability
is ensuring that natural resources are used but protected so that all people, animals, and plant life can live well now and in the future.
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Euthanasia
is the act of killing or permitting the death of a person suffering from a serious illness.
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Evolution
is the process by which different creatures are believed to have developed from earlier less complex forms during the history of the earth.
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Abortion
is the ending of a pregnancy so that it does not result in the birth of a child
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Quality of Life
is the extent to which life is meaningful and pleasurable.
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Sanctity of Life
is the belief that life is precious or sacred.
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Soul
is the spiritual aspect of a being, which some religions believe connects a person to God.
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Good
is that which is considered morally right, beneficial and to our advantage.
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Evil
is that which is considered extremely immoral, wicked and wrong.
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Forgiveness
is to grant pardon for a wrong doing; to give up resentment and the desire to seek revenge against a wrongdoer.
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Free Will
is the ability to make choices voluntarily and independently. The belief that nothing is predetermined.
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Justice
is fairness; where everyone has equal provisions and opportunity.
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Morality
is principles and standards determining which actions are right or wrong.
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Punishment
is a penalty given to someone for a crime or wrong they have done.
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Sin
is deliberate immoral action, breaking a religious or moral law.
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Suffering
is pain or distress caused by injury, illness or loss. Suffering can be physical, emotional and psychological or spiritual.
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Censorship
is the practice of suppressing and limiting access to materials considered to be obscene, offensive or a threat to security.
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Discrimination
are acts of treating groups of people, or individuals differently, based on prejudice.
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Extremism
is believing in and supporting ideas that are very far from what most people consider correct or reasonable.
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Human Rights
are the basic entitlements of all human beings, afforded to them simply because they are human.
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Personal conviction
is something a person strongly feels or believes in.
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Prejudice
is pre-judging; judging people to be inferior or superior without evidence.
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Relative Poverty
is a standard of poverty measured in relation to the standards of a society in which a person lives.
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Absolute Poverty
is an acute state of deprivation, whereby a person cannot access the most basic of human needs.
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Social Justice
is promoting a fair society by challenging injustice and valuing diversity. Ensuring that everyone has equal access to provisions, equal opportunities and rights.
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