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Authority
Rights or powers over others. For example, in Christianity, it could be a priest or the teachings from the bible
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Discrimination
Treating groups of people differently beause of race, religious, gender. For example, all religious teachings teach discrimination is wrong because all people are part of God's creation
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Equality
Being treated in the same way. For example, Christians believe man was made in the image of God and therefore equal.
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Identity
The personality or character of an individual. For example, each person is unique due to their talents
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Injustice
Witholding someones human rights and where everyone is not treated with fairness. For example, imprisonment without trial
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Prejudice
When a person is judged without any evidence. For example, all religions teach prejudice is wrong because the golden rule teaches to treat other the way you wish to be treated
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Justice
A state in which everyone has equal rights
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Human Dignity
Human life is valuable and every person has the right to be treated with respect
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Rights
What a person can expect to have
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Respect
Everyone is recognised as having value
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Compassion
Treating everyone with kindness and caring for others
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Agape
Unconditional Christian love for all of God's creation
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What are Christian's beliefs on human dignity?
Humans are made "in his image" meaning everyone deserves to be treated with respect and dignity. Jesus taught "love thy neighbour" and the golden rule "treat others as you the way you wish to be treated" meaning all people deserve equality andbeagape
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What is an example of a situation of this?
Martin Luther King Jr followed these teachings and fought against injustice of black people believing people should be' judged on content of their character, not by the colour of their skin"
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What are Hindu's beliefs on human dignity?
All living things should be treated with respect and compassion because Brahman created all living with an atman (soul), To gain good karma, hindu's must treat all humans with equality. If a human earns negative karma, they rebirth as animal or low f
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What are Christian's beliefs on social responsibility?
Jesus taught the Parable of the Good Samaritan. This teaches to 'love thy neighbour' meaning we have a responsibility to all humans to be kind, compassionate and caring, regardless or race, religion, gender. Duty to sow concern for others.
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What are Hindu's beliefs on social responsibility?
Hinduism teaches ahimsa (non-violence) therefore, everyone should practice non-violent thoughts and actions towards humanity. All life is sacred and given by Brahman, therefore should be respected.
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What are some ways to be socially responsible?
Civil disobedience such as protest marches and boycotts, for example Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King's non-violent boycott of the buses created change. prayers, acts of kindness, raising money, alert media, fasting
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What are positive media influences?
Highlights injustice for example a news report of the lack of basic needs provided for the earthquake in nepal (2015), encourage social responsibility and donating, creates awareness around the world.
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What are negative media influences?
Distort or censor reality for example not releasing whole story to brainwash people. Biased reports. Increase pressure to buy materialistic things.
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What are Christian's beliefs on equality?
"There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free man, male or female. We are all one in Christ" The ten commandments give guidance on living in harmony with others. "God does not show favourtism"
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What are Hindu's beliefs on equality?
Karmic consequences - bad karma will affect reincarnation and therefore whether you reach moksha. Dharma - every Hindu has a duty to perform good deeds and treat people with kindness.
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What are types of prejudice?
Racism, gender, ageism, religion, disibility, appearence and lifestyle, homophobia
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What are reasons for prejudice?
Parents/upbringing, personal experience, ignorance - judging someone before you know anything about them, media, scapegoating, selfishness
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Why might Christianity come across as having discrimination against women?
Traditionally, woman were seen as inferior (less important than men), roman catholic church does not allow female vicars, the bible teaches "Wives submit to your husband... for the husband is head of the wife" meaning men have authority over women.
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Why might Christianity come across as having no discrimination against women?
Teachings on equality can argue that women have the God-given talent and right to be leaders in the church. A powerful woman in the biblical times, Deborah, "the israelites came to her to have their disputes decided"
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Why might Hinduism come across as having discrimination against women?
Laws of Manu see women as supported by husbands, or sons, so not needing possessions of their own. However this leads to a reliance on men making women more inferior.
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Why might Hinduism come across as having no discrimination against women?
The Indian Constitution recognises equal rights for men and women. Hinduism teaches that men and women are of equal worth but different roles and responsibilities because they have different Dharmas to follow. Religious teachers have been both m+f
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Who are two famous people that have fought against injustice?
Martin Luther King and Mahatma Gandhi
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What did Mahatma Gandhi do?
Non violent protests to campaign against prejudice and discrimination in India. he believed the biblical teaching "an eye for an eye" only created more violence. He led a salt tax march in protest at the discriminatory rule of the British over Indian
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What are Christian's beliefs on wealth / use of money?
God shows particular concern for the poor through the life of Jesus. Jesus was born in a stable, not a palace. They believe you should share money with those less fortunate but it should be given selflessly. Christians often given 10% to charity
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What is a quote to support this?
Jesus taught "the love of money is the root of all evil" and "no one can serve two masters...you can either serve God or money" This means you should not be greedy and selfish with your money.
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What are Hindu's beliefs on wealth / use of money?
As part of Hindu's dharma they have a responsibility to remove poverty. They believe artha is one of the four aims in life: to gain money and to practise generosity. Helping the poor brings good karma.
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What is a quote to support this?
The Upanised teaches "What's called worldly possessions impertinent for by things unstable, the stable cannot be obtained" meaning material possessions such as money does not last forever.
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What is a christian organisation that fight against injustice?
Christian Aid
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What do they do?
Create awareness about the causes of poverty, they provide aid such as emergency aid (food, water, shelter, clothing, medical supplies), build schools, build wells, teach skills, negotiate trading deals
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What is a hindu organisation that fight against injustice?
Food for life
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What do they do?
Volunteers serve more than 1.5 million free vegetarian meals daily, they give aid (medical care, clothing and shelter)
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