Ethics unit 1,2 and 3

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What is meant by the phrase 'made in the image of God'?
Being made in the image of God, but not physically. We all have part of God's nature in us e.g. the ability to forgive and be kind.
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What is the Greek origin of the term euthanasia?
Eu thanatos. Means good death
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Which of the 10 commandments say that abortion is wrong?
Thou shalt not murder.
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What are the biblical teachings that tell us that humans are special?
'God created man in his own image' 'you knit me together in my mother's womb'.
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How should a Christian treat their body?
As the temple of the Holy Spirit.
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When was abortion legalised?
1967
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Why and when did the abortion law change and reduce to a limit of 24 weeks?
1990 because it was found that the foetus could survive before 24 week, if it was born prematurely.
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What are the two types of Euthanasia?
Active and passive
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What is another name for Euthanasia
Mercy killing
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Where, other than a hospital, would a terminally I'll person go to get extra help?
A hospice
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Who founded the hospice movement and when?
Cicely Saunders in 1967
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What is the term used for pain relief which is given is hospitals?
Palliative care
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Why might Christians oppose Euthanasia?
'The lord gives and the Lord takes away' 'whoever sheds the blood of a man, by man shall his blood be shed.' Jesus suffered on the cross and this is a way of following his example. Life is a gift from God
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What is meant by no quality of life?
No longer in control of their life, unable to eat or use the bathroom by themselves. Existing instead of living.
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What is infidelity?
Unfaithfulness
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What is the age of consent for heterosexuals?
16
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What is homosexuality?
To be attracted to someone of the same sex.
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What is heterosexuality?
To be attracted to someone of the opposite sex.
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What is the offence if someone over the age of consent had sex with someone under the age of consent?
Statutory or sexual assault
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What is chastity?
Not having sex before marriage
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What is a chastity ring?
A symbol to indicate that they are to remain celibate until marriage.
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What is contraception ?
The artificial and chemical methods to prevent pregnancy
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What are some types of contraception?
Condom, femidom, the pill, coil, implant.
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What two drugs are currently regarded as more harmful than illegal drugs?
Alcohol and tobacco
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List three types of drug behaviour
Experimentation, casual, chaotic
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Why might christians help those with drug addictions?
They believe in love and forgiveness. Drug addicts should be helped and healed as Jesus helped and healed sick outcasts.
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What is Artificial insemination? (AI)
sperm medically inserted into the vagina to assist pregnancy
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What is Artificial insemination by husband? (AIH)
When a woman is made pregnant by the husband's sperm but not through having sexual relations.
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What is Artificial insemination by donor? (AID)
When the woman is made pregnant by the sperm of a donor, but not through having sexual relations.
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What lifestyle issues affect fertility?
Smoking, excessive taking of drugs and alcohol
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why may christians be against AID?
because it brings another person into the marriage which can harm the marriage and/or the child because they may not know the biological father
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When do some Christians believe that AID is okay?
If the husband has an inherited degenerative disease but still wishes to have a child genetically related to the mother.
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What is In Vitro Fertilisation? (IVF)
Fertilisation in a glass dish. Making the woman pregnant without having sex. Sperm and egg are placed into a test tube to form an embryo
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When would it be necessary for a woman or couple to have ivf?
If the woman cannot produce healthy eggs, if the sperm and eggs are incompatible, one of the couple may have a degenerative condition or a sexually transmitted disease.
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what is surrogacy?
a form of fertility treatment in which a woman's egg is fertilised artificially by another woman's partner or through ivf and then implanted into the 'host' woman. The woman carries the baby throughout the pregnancy and it is given after birth
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Why may sme women choose a surrogate mother?
If the woman isn't physically able to carry their own baby, however, they still desire to have a biologically related child.
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does surrogacy encourage the idea od a right to have children?
It is important to believe that having a child is not a right, it is a gift from God and a blessing. Some believe a baby should only be created in a loving relationship. Yes this can encourage people thinking it is a right.
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Why might a christian agree with surrogacy?
It responds to the love that God gives them and if a woman is fortunate to have a child then they should be able to share their gift with the less fortunate.
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Why might a Christian disagree with surrogacy?
It involves a third person into the marriage and the act of new life. It undermines the right to have a child conceived, carried in the womb and born within marriage
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How long can an embryo be experimented on? and why?
Up to 14 days. After 14 days the embryo develops a ceneral nervous system and can feel pain.
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What is a hybrid embryo?
A mixture of both animal and human tissue. Formed by removing the DNA from an animal egg and putting it in a human egg.
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Why do we experiment with hybrid embryos?
To help find cures for diseases such as Parkinson's disease.
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What is a saviour sibling?
When a child is suffering from a serious condition and needs a donor with compatible tissue for a transplant or blood transfusion. The parents chooses a fertilised egg to be the saviour child.
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What is cloning
the scientific method by which animals or plants can be created to have exactly the same genetic make-up as the original.
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What is reproductive cloning
the use of cloning to produce a baby
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what is therapeutic cloning?
another term for stem cell cloning
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