ethics

abortion
deliberate removal of a foetus from the womb with the intention to destroy it.
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afterlife
beliefs about what happens after we die.
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animal rights
the idea that animals should have rights because of respect for life.
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awe
overwhelming feeling often of respect with a link to God
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big bang theory
the scientific view of how the universe began.
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charles darwin
the man who put forward the Theory of Evolution in the 19th century.
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conception
when sperm fertilizes the female egg allowing pregnancy.
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conservation
to repair and protect animals and areas of natural beauty.
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creation
idea that God created the world/ universe from nothing.
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dominion
idea that humans have a right to control all of creation.
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environment
the world around us.
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euthanasia
mercy killing: ending the life for someone who is terminally ill or has degenerative disease can be voluntary or involuntary.
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evolution
change in inherited traits in a species.
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fossil fuels
the earths natural resources e.g. coal.
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hospice
a place that cares for the dying usually from an incurable disease.
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hypothesis
a proposed explanation of something.
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natural resources
the resources the earth provides without aid of mankind.
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pesticides
chemicals used to kill pests especially on crops.
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pro-choice
pressure groups which campaign for the right of a woman to decide on abortion.
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pro-life
pressure groups which campaign against abortion/euthanasia.
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quality of life
how good/comfortable life is.
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right to die
the belief that a human being should be able to control their own death.
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sanctity of life
life is special, life is created by God.
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stewardship
duty to look after the world and life for God.
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sustainable energy
resources that are renewable
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awe

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big bang theory

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