Philosophy and Ethics

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A study of how a country is run e.g. what type of goverment it has
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Electoral system
The way in which voting is organised in the UK
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A government voted in power "by the people, for the people and of the people" said Abraham Lincoln - all citizens can take part in elections through their own choice
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Pressure group
Groups trying to pressure the Govt into changing policy e.g. smoking laws, Age concern e.g. pensions
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National Government
The government headed by the Prime Minister and Parliment, which governs the whole country
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Local Government
The local council which looks after local issues such as education and refuse disposal
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The holy book of Christians with 66 books split into the Old and New Testament
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The community of Christians
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An inner feeling of the rightness and wrongness of an action
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Situation ethics
The idea that Christians should base moral decisions on what is the most loving thing to do in a situation
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The correct name for the Ten Commandments
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Human Rights
The rights and freedoms to which everyone is entitled
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Social Change
The way in which society has changed/ is changing/ will change
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Genetic Enginerring
Experimenting on human embryo cel to delibertely change their genetic make up for research into curing disease
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Cloning/ Stem Cell research
Cloning cells used from embryos to grow healthy cells to replaces the malfunctioning ones to help cure disease or disabilities
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Golden Rule
The teaching of Jesus that you should treat others as you would like them to treat you
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