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Afterlife

continuation of existence after death

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Animal rights

the principal of treating animals fairly

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commonality

all living creatures are part of the same process of development

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cyclical

time has no beginning or end and that the soul of human beings is reborn again and again.

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determanism

every event has a cause, which may also involve believing that human beings cant have free will as their choices and actions are caused.

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dominance

human beings have been given the right to exercise control overall other living beings.

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free will

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 or food, which bears no relation to actual needs.

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Human destiny

the future of human beings/ what happens to them when they die.

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ignorance

not knowing or understanding the difference between right and wrong, or what makes actions wrong.

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immortality

the idea that the soul lives on after the death of the body

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judgement

the decision of God about the destiny of human beings

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Law of cause and effect

Every human action has an automatic consequence

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Linear

time has a beginning and an end, and that human beings live only once on earth.

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physicalism

the really world is nothing more than the physical world

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predestination

god has already decided the fate of human beings

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rebirth

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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slefishness

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 non-material part of a person