Philosophy- Christianity definitions

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Civil partnership
a legally recognized union of a same-sex couple, with rights similar to those of marriage.
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Voluntary euthanasia
the practice of ending a life in a painless manner and the participate wanting to die
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Sanctity of life
the christian belief that life is sacred and belongs to God
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Passive euthanasia
when medical treatment or life support is withdrawn to end someones life
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Active euthanasia
an act of performing a deliberate action to ens someones life
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Palliative care
care given at the very end of life
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IVF
In Vitro Fertilisation- is a reproductive technology in which an egg is removed from a woman, joined with a sperm cell from a man in a test tube
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Adultery
sex between a married person and someone who is not their husband/wife
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Abstinence
waiting to have sex
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Promiscuity
having casual sex
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Homosexuality
liking people of the same sex
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Heterosexuality
liking someone of the opposite sex
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Bisexuality
liking people of both sexes
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Annulment
easing of a marriage, wiped from memory
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Positive discrimination
treating people favorably who have been discriminated against in the past
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Scapegoating
blaming certain groups for problems in society
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Moral evil
things which we can change/create
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Natural evil
things which we can't change/create
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Stewardship
having a responsibility to take care of the planet
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Celibacy
not having sex at all
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Omnipotent
all powerful
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Omnibenevolent
all good/loving
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Omniscient
all knowing
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Omnipresent
always present
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the practice of ending a life in a painless manner and the participate wanting to die

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Voluntary euthanasia

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the christian belief that life is sacred and belongs to God

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when medical treatment or life support is withdrawn to end someones life

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an act of performing a deliberate action to ens someones life

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