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Abortion

the removal of a foetus from the womb before it can survive.

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agnosticism

not being sure weather God exists

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Atheism

God does not exists

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Benevolent

God has good will towards all beings

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Causation

the system of causes and effects within the universe which suggests a first cause that started the processes

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(religious) convertion

an experience which changes a persons whole outlook on life.

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Design

when things within the universe appear to be connected in a way that suggest a purpose and designer

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Euthanasia

An easy and gentle death, usually associated with release with release from incurable disease.

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First cause

as everything has a cause, there must be a first cause of the world and that is God.

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Liberation

being set free from the cycle of rebirth

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monotheism

Belief in one God

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Moral Evil

The actions of human beings which cause suffering.

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Natural Evil

natural features of the world that cause suffering, and which have nothing to do with human beings.

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nuture

being brought up up to follow the teachings and practices of a religion.

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Omnipotent

God is all-powerful

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omniscient

God knows everything (past, present, future)

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only possible explanation

the existence of world/ universe requires an explanation, and the explanation is that God created it.

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Polytheism

belief in more than one God

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Salvation

Being released from the limitations of human existence and sin to eternal life with God

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Sanctity of life

life is holy and belongs to God.