Section A: The Universe, Human Beings and their Destiny

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afterlife
continuation of existence after life
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animal rights
(the principle of) treating animals fairly
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commonality
the belief that all living creatures are apart of the same process of development
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cyclical
(view of human existence) time has no beginning or end and that the soul of human beings is reborn again and again
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determinism
(view that) every even has a cause, which may also involve believing that human beings cannot have free will, as their choices and actions are caused.
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dominance
(of human beings) hums beings have been given the right to exercise control over all the other living beings.
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free will
(the belief that) the human will is free, so human beings can choose and act freely
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Greed
an excessive desire for things, such as wealth and food, which bears no relation to actual needs.
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Human destiny
The future of humans/what happens to them when they die
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Ignorance
(in relation to wrongdoing) Not knowing/understanding the difference between right and wrong.
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Immorality
The idea that the should lives on after death of the body
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Judgement
(by God) the decision of God about the destiny of humans
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Law of Cause and effect
every human action has an automatic consequence
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Linear
(view of human existence) time has a beginning and an end, and humans live only once on earth.
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Physicalism
the real world is nothing more that the physical world
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Predestination
God has already decided the fate of humans
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Rebirth
the belief that the soul is reborn into another body
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Resurrection
after death, the body stays in the grave until the end of the world when it is raised
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Selfishness
Self interest and concern with individual needs/wants which excludes considering those of others.
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Sin
Behaviour which is against the law of God
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Soul
The spiritual or not material part of a person
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