R + P Ethics

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Absolutism
Belief that some things are absolutely right and some things are absolutely wrong no matter the circumstance. Eg. Catholic Ethics and Kantian Ethics
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Relativism
Belief that there are no moral rules and any moral rule can be broken if there is a good reason in doing so. Eg. Situation ethics and cultural Relativism
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Abortion
Deliberate termination of a pregnancy.
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Capital Punishment
Legally authorized killing of someone as punishment for a crime.
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Animal Rights
The rights of animals to live free from human exploitation and abuse.
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Holocaust
The mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime during the period 1941–5. More than 6 million European Jews, as well as members of other persecuted groups, were murdered at concentration camps such as Auschwitz.
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Theism
Belief in a personal God
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Deism
Belief in a impersonal God
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Pantheism
Pantheism is the view that God is everything and everyone and that everyone and everything is God.
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Atheism
Belief that God doesn't exist.
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Agnostic
A person who believes we cannot know whether God exists or not.
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Immutable
Unchanging
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Omnipotent
All Powerful
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Omniscient
All Knowing
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Omnibenevolent
All Loving
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Belief that there are no moral rules and any moral rule can be broken if there is a good reason in doing so. Eg. Situation ethics and cultural Relativism

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Relativism

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Deliberate termination of a pregnancy.

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Legally authorized killing of someone as punishment for a crime.

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The rights of animals to live free from human exploitation and abuse.

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