R.e. Keywords Unit 2

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Unit 2: 1-Crime and Punishment
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An act against the law.
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Capital Punishment
The death penalty for a crime or offence.
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Being responsible for ones actions.
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Due allocation of reward and punishment/the maintenance of what is right.
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Rules made by parliament and enforceable by the courts.
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The idea that criminals should try to change so they won't commit crimes again.
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The act of judging people and their actions.
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Restore to normal life.
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A reccuring compulsion to engage in an activity regardless or its bad effects.
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The idea that punishments should be of such a nature that they will put people off (deter) committing crimes.
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An act against the will of God.
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The idea that punishments should make criminals pay for what they have done wrong.
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Unit 2: 2-Peace And Conflict
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Bringing together people who were opposed to each other.
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Weapons of mass destruction
Weapons which can destroy large areas and numbers and of people.
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Conflict resolution
Bringing a fight or struggle to a peaceful conclusion.
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Attacking without being provoked.
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World peace
The ending of war throughout the whole world (the basic aim of the United Nations).
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Taking advantage of a weaker group.
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The belief that all disputes should be settled by peaceful means.
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Intimidation/frightening people weaker than yourself.
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Just war
A war that is fought for the right reasons and in a right way.
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The United Nations
An international body set up to promote world oeace and cooperation.
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Treating a person or their feelings with consideration.
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Stopping blaming someone and/or pardoning them for what they have done wrong.
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Unit 2:3-Environmental and Medical Issues
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Not being able to have children.
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An arrangement wher a woman bears a child on behalf of another or where an egg is donated and fertilised by the husband through IVF then implanted into the wife's uterus.
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Global Warming
The increase in the temperature of thr Earth's atmosphere (thought to be the greenhouse effect).
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Natural Resources
Naturally occurring materials e.g. Oil and fertile land, which can be used by humans.
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Protecting and preserving natural resources and the environment.
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The surroundings in which plants and animaks live and on which they depend on to survive.
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The act of creating the universe or the universe which has been created.
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Looking after something so it can be passed on to the next generation.
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Artificial Insemination
Injecting ***** into the uterus by artificial means.
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Organ donation
Giving organs to be used in transplant surgery.
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A fertilised egg in the first 8 weeks after conception.
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In-Vitro fertilisation
The method if fertilising a human egg in a test tube.
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Unit 2:3-Rights and Responsibilities
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Don't know the difference between right and wrong e.g. Children.
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Know the difference between right and wrong but choose to do the wrong thing.
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Know the difference between rigth and wrong and do the right thing.
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The holt book of Christians.
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The Ten Commandments
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The community of christians (with a 'c' it means the Christian place of worship p.
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Golden Rule
The teaching of Jesus that you shoukd treat others as you would like them to treat you.
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Social Change
The way in which society has changed and is changing (also the possibilities for future change).
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Human Rights
The rights and freedoms to which everyone is entitled to.
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Situation ethics
The idea that Christians should base moral decisions on what is the most loving thing to do.
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Pressure group
A group formed to influence government policy on a particular issue.
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An inner feeling if the rightness an wrongness of an action.
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Political party
A group which tries to be elected into power on its policies, for example, labour, conservative.
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Democratic processes
The ways in which all citizens cantake part in government (usually through elections ),
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Electoral processes
The ways in which voting is organised.
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