Re mock rights and reponsibilities

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How do Christians make moral decisions?
On bible teachings// situation ethics (what is the most loving thing to do?// conscience// advice given by the church// 10 commandments
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Why do some Christians think they should'nt listen to their conscience?
You could be mistaken about hearing the voice of God eg the Yorkshire ripper// if Christians follow bible and church teachings they don't need to listen to their conscience because they know they're doing the christian thing.
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Why do Christians follow situation ethics?
Jesus did eg. he healed on the Sabbath even though old testament said not to// they think you should only do what has loving results// they believe Jesus's statement which was to love your neighbour which means Christians should always do what will
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Why don't Christians follow situation ethics?
God would'nt have given laws in the bible if they were not meant to be followed// the church knows best what Christians should do// you never know all the facts of the situation, so the most loving teachings can be applied to most modern day situatio
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5 examples of human rights:
Right to education// freedom from slavery/ right to vote for a government// right to have marriage and a family// right to beliefs and religion
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How do UK laws promote human rights?
its part of the law// we can go to court if we think they have been broken//every citizen is entitled to human rights// charities like Liberty are promoted
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Arguments FOR voting
Your chance to say how things are run// a human right// you cannot complain how the country is run if you don't take part in it// people fought for the right to vote eg. suffrogettes
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Arguments AGAINST voting
One vote won't alter things// the system is complicated// it should be the person most qualified for the job not just the most popular// you still get corruption
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Non religious arguments FOR genetic engineering
Could cure incurable diseases// essentail part of medical research// being done in most other countries so rich people could use it anyway
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Non-religious arguments AGAINST genetic engineering
We do not know the long term consequences// if anything went wrong it could not be reversed
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christian attitudes FOR genetic engineering
jesus showed
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christian attitudes AGAINST genetic engineering
life begins at the moment of conception, whether its in a womb or in a tube taking a life is wrong // it is trying to play god // you shouldn't try make the earth perfect, only heaven is perfect // it could create a divide between people
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muslim attitudes AGAINST genetic engineering
only allah has the right to peoples genetic make up // embryo research is the same as abortion, which is wrong, its is playing god, it could create a divide between people who were genetically engineered and those who weren't
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muslim attitudes FOR genetic engineering
the Quran and hadith teach to do all you can to cure disease// finding drug cures // embryos are not alive until theyre 14 days old, so testing them is not abortion // it is an essential part of medical research
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Why do some Christians think they should'nt listen to their conscience?

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You could be mistaken about hearing the voice of God eg the Yorkshire ripper// if Christians follow bible and church teachings they don't need to listen to their conscience because they know they're doing the christian thing.

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Why do Christians follow situation ethics?

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Why don't Christians follow situation ethics?

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5 examples of human rights:

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