Keywords - Year 11

Natural Evil
Things which cause suffering but have nothing to do with humans.
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Moral Evil
Actions committed by humans which cause suffering.
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Omniscient
The belief that God knows everything that has happened and everything that will happen.
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Omni-benevolent
The belief that God is all good/loving.
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Omnipotent
The belief that God is all powerful.
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Atheism
Believing God does not exist
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Agnosticism
Not being sure whether God exists.
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Prayer
An attempt to contact God, usually through words.
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Numinous
The feeling of the presence of something greater than you.
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Miracle
Something that seems to break a law of science and can only be explained by God.
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Conversion
When your life is changed by giving yourself to God.
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Free Will
The idea that humans are free to make their own choice.
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Abortion
The removal of a fetus from the womb before it can survive.
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Assisted Suicide
Providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide.
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Euthanasia
The painless killing of someone dying of a painful disease.
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Immortality of the Soul
The idea that the soul lives on after the death of the body.
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Near-death Experience
When someone about to die has an out-of-body experience.
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Non-voluntary Euthanasia
Ending someone's life painlessly when they are unable to ask, but you have a good reason for thinking they would want you to do so.
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Paranormal
Unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes, e.g. ghosts and mediums.
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Quality of Life
The idea that life must have some benefits for it to be worth living.
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Reincarnation
The belief that, after death, souls are reborn into another body.
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Resurrection
The belief that, after death, the body stays in the grave until the end of the world when it will be raised.
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Sanctity of Life
The belief that all life is sacred and belongs to God.
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Voluntary Euthanasia
Ending life painlessly when someone in great pain asks for it.
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Adultery
A sexual act between a married person and someone other their marriage partner.
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Civil Partnership
A legal ceremony giving homosexual couples the same legal rights as a husband and wife.
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Cohabitation
Living together without being married.
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Contraception
Intentionally preventing a pregnancy from occurring.
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Faithfulness
Staying with your marriage partner and having sex with only them
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Homosexuality
Sexual attraction to the same sex.
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Nuclear Family
Mother, father and children - living as one unit.
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Pre-marital Sex
Sex before marriage
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Procreation
Creating a new life.
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Reconstituted Family
Two set of siblings (stepbrothers/sisters) becoming one family after their divorced parents marry one another.
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Remarriage
Marrying again after being divorced from a previous marriage.
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Interfaith Marriage
Marriage were the husband and wife are from different religions
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Religious Pluralism
Accepting all religions as having an equal right to coexist.
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Multi-faith Society
Many different religions living together in one society.
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Racial Harmony
Different race living together happily
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Multi-ethnic Society
Many different races and cultures living together in one society.
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Sexism
Discrimination against someonebecause of their sex/gender.
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Racism
Discriminating against someone because of their race/culture.
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Prejudice
Believing certain people are inferior/superior without knowing them.
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Community Cohesion
A common vision and shared sense of belonging for people living in a society.
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Religious Freedom
The right to practice and/or change your religion
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Discrimination
Treating people less favorably due tot their gender/ethnicity/age/class or sexuality.
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Ethnic Minority
A member of an ethnic group which is much smaller than the majority group.
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Card 2

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Actions committed by humans which cause suffering.

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Moral Evil

Card 3

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The belief that God knows everything that has happened and everything that will happen.

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Card 4

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The belief that God is all good/loving.

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Card 5

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The belief that God is all powerful.

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