Flashcards in Ch 4 Social Justice Deck (70):
Pope John Paul II noted the way society tolerates or encourages the termination of unwanted pregnancies contributes to a "..."
"Culture of death"
What are the two major factors that have lead to today's direcspect for the sanctity of life according to the pope and bishops??
--Breakdown of the Family
--Freedom as the absolute value
Being pro-life entails among other things, that .... is the author of life which begins at the moment of ....
Pro-choice arguments often emphasizes a woman's right to .... and ... as a greater right than a child's right to life.
Choice and privacy
As opposed to adult stem cells, embryonic stem cells have the potential to become .... ..... .... body cell
Any kind of
T or F
The church does not support any type of stem cell research
False; supports most that use adult stem cells; disapproves of embryonic stem cells
The Catechism defines euthanasia as having " the purpose of _____ _____ _____"
Eliminating all suffering
Christians, as opposed to mainstream culture, do not see suffering as _____.
In caring for the sick, the Church distinguishes between _____ _____ and the decision not to employ "______ ______."
Name the three criteria for judging whether means of caring for the sick are extraordinary or not.
----The kind of treatment to be used
----Its complexity and risk
----Its cost and possibilities of using it
Euthanasia violates the 5th Commandement and the dignity of the individual which goes contrary to " _________"
"God's absolute sovereignty over life and death"
T or F
Jesus taught that capital punishment was acceptable at times
False; his teachings are a major challenge to anyone trying to justify the use of capital punishment. Taught non-violence, non-retaliation, and forgiveness.
Retribution, deterrence, and reform are used as reasons to punish someone. Which are being overlooked?
All three are being overlooked in relation to the death penalty.
What is the referenced "cycle of violence"
Continuous propagation of violence throughout society, largely sustained by the death penalty. Capital punishment does little to deter a criminal, and reform is impossible with the death penalty.
Two benefits of abolishing the death penalty
---It would tell society that it can stop the "cycle of violence", and that there are more humane and effective ways to deal with criminals.
---It would maintain and manifest our belief in the unique worth of each person from the moment of conception to natural death.
Cardinal Berdinin held the viewpoint that Carholic Social Teaching should adhere to the "_______ _______" of Jesus' tunic and maintain a "_____ ______ _______ _____."
Seamless garment #1
Consistant ethic of life #2
Name and explain 3 of 4 realms where the Church maintains her commitment to life
----Promoting family life
----Protecting human life
----Practicing Global Solidarity
What does euthanasia popularly mean??
What does the gospel of life define as "an act of omission which of itself and by intention causes death, with the purpose of eliminating all suffering?"
To mindsets/reasons for wanting to legalize euthanasia??
---A cultural climate that sees no value in suffering; worst of all evils
---People that neglect God often think they have control over life and death.
What are two reasons euthanasia's wrong??
---it would give too much power to doctors
---it violates the Hippocratic Oath, which makes doctors swear to preserve life, not take it.
What are three options for those with terminal illness?
Which of treatments for those with terminal illnesses is accepted by church teaching??
Is refusing aggressive treatment equated with euthanasia/suicide??
The church strongly condemns euthaniasia, suicide, and assisted suicide despite _____ and ____ they are done.
How and why
St Augustine wrote that it is _____ moral to kill another person, even if he should wish it, indeed request it.
According to Church teaching, do we have the right to die??
What countries have physician assisted suicide??
Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, and Switzerland.
What states, have legalized physician assisted suicide??
CA, OR, WA, MT, and VT.
What are stem cells??
Cells with the ability to divide for indefinite periods and gove rise to specialized cells; they are unspecialized and can be induced to become tissue or organ-specific cells.
What are adult stem cells??
Thought to be an undifferentiated cell, found among differentiated cells in a tissue or organ. It can revitalize itself and yield some or all major specialized cell types.
How many sperm are ejaculated??
What is the precious cargo carried by the sperm cell?
The father's DNA
____ appears to stimulate the sperm to swim faster and further
The ____ is the smallest cell in the human body
The ____ cell is the largest cell in the human body
The egg contains the mother's _____
Own genetic code
Recent research says sperm have a sense of _____ that helps them find the egg
How many sperm get into the egg?
The moment of _______ is when the sperm and egg move
The egg travels through the fallopian tubes to the ________.
The egg ______ the first time day one
Day 4-5: the egg has grown to _____ cells
At 1 Week
The egg arrives in the ______
The first organ to form is the _______
At 6 weeks, the embryo is almost ______ inch(es) long
At 6 weeks, the _______ are glassy domes without lids
At 6 weeks, the ______ will be about 1/4 the body length
The embryo becomes known as a "_____" which means "_____"
At 9 weeks, the _______ _________ is developing fast
How many countries in the world had the death penalty in 2015??
At least 25
How many worldwide executions in 2015?
At least 1,634
How many countries have abolished the death penalty for all crimes?
How many have abolished for ordinary crimes only?
How many countries abolished death penalty in practice?
How many countries have retained the death penalty?
Which country executes the most people?
Top 3 countries in 2016 executions?
China (1,000s), Iran (977+), and Pakistan (326)
How many people on death row in US in 2016
Which three states have the most on death row??
California (741), Florida (396), Texas (254)
How many people have been executed in the US since 1976??
How many states have outlawed the death penalty??
How many people executed in the US so far in 2017
How many on KY death row??
How many executed in KY since 1976??
When was the last KY execution?
Murder rate in KY??
How many innocents have been freed from death row in KY?
How many people have been granted clemency from death row in KY?