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Abortion

The deliberate ending of a pregnancy

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Afterlife

Belief about what happens to your body after death

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Animal rights

Belief that animals should be treated with respect

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Awe

Sense of wonderment, linked to the feeling of God being revealed

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Big Bang theory

Scientific theory about the origins of the universe

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Charles Darwin

Man who proposed the theory of evolution

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Creation

Belief that God created the world from nothing

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Conception

The point at witch sperm fertilises an egg - start of pregnancy

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Conservation

The practice of protecting nature

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Dominion

Belief that humans have control of the world

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Environment

The world around us

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Euthanasia

Ending the life of a person (voluntary - request to die, non-voluntary - chooses life but is killed, active - killed by an act eg overdose, passive - turning of life support

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Evolution

Scientific theory of the development of species

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Fossil fuels

Fuels that develop over millions of years under the earths surface

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Hospice

Place of medical care for the dying and gives emotional support to families

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Natural resources

Resources which are found in nature

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Pesticide

Chemicals used to kill pests

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Pro life

Being against anti-abortion and anti-euthanasia

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Quality of life

How good/comfortable someone’s life is

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Right to die

Humans have the right to end their life

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Sanctity of life

Life is sacred and special because it was created by God

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Stewardship

Duty give by God to mankind to look after the world

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Sustainable energy

Resources that are renewable and will not run out