Ethics 1

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What is herapeutic cloning?
Artifficially creating duplicate genetic material to grow into spare human body parts or replace diseased cells.
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Many christians are against herapeutic cloning.....WHY?
The consequences are unknown, these cells could cause cancer or deformities. Playing God. Wrong to test on embreyos,
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Some christians are in favour of herapuetic cloning....WHY?
Benifits to human beings. Embreyos are not created for experimentation. An embreyo does not count as a human being.
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The roman catholic church are against herapuetic cloning.. WHY?
Seperates the procreation of children from the sexual act. Embreyos are destroyed.
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Euthanasia is illegal in the UK, where is it LEGAL?
Netherlands. Switzerland.
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State 3 arguments FOR euthanasia
Put an animal down if in pain. Stops cost of treatment. Quality of life.
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State 3 arguments AGAINST euthanasia
Open to abuse. Doctors would be viewed differently. Sanctity of life.
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What is a hospice?
A christian response to euthanasia.
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What do hospices provide?
Palliative care. Family support. Pleasant environment.
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The R.C and C of E are against euthanasia.... WHY?
Life is sacred. The double effect. Valuing the old and ill.
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Some christians are FOR euthanasia..... WHY?
The most loving action. Golden rule.
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What is the double effect?
Painkillers might shorten life, the intention is to reduce pain, not kill.
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What is the golden rule?
"Do to others what you would have them do to you"
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"A time to live.........
and a time to die"
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Christians are against suicide.......WHY?
Life is sacred. Against 6th commandment. Selfish, leaving the ones behind in pain.
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What are the samaritans?
an organisation which offers help to the suicidal 24/7.
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What was the consequence of suicide in the past?
No burial on holy ground.
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