What is the HFEA? HFEA is responsible for regulating the use of pre-embryos and embryos. The authority is made up of elected members including a wide range of faiths, professionals, politicians and doctors and scientists. However, doctors and scientists already using embryos or involved in embryo research may not be part of the group. The … Continue reading The HFEA – Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority
We have already covered that God can communicate with Christians in many ways, both through General and Special Revelation. Similarly, Muslims believe that Allah has communicated with them in different ways about how he wants Muslims to act. Some of these ways include : Directly (special revelation) - this could be a voice, vision or it … Continue reading Divine Command Theory/ Moral Autonomy
A recommended viewing for those looking at Christianity, suffering, faith, belief in God etc.
March 8th marks International Women's Day. A Day to Celebrate females all around the world as well as raise awareness for inequalities that women face. What is it? International Womens DAy (IWD) started when in 1908, 15,000 women marched through New York City demanding shorter working hours, better pay and the right to vote. It … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2018- Lesson Ideas
Hello National 5s Below are the revision guides for your three units to complete in the exam. I will add more and more revision guides to this website for the topics that you need to know about for the exam. Remember to use this website to help or come along to B12 after school for … Continue reading National 5 Revision Guides and Questions
Aims of Punishment Punishment: something done to a person because they have broken a law Protection: keeping the public from being harmed, threatened or injured by criminals Retribution: an aim of punishment – to get your own back: ‘an eye for an eye’ Deterrence: an aim of punishment – to put people off committing crimes … Continue reading Moral Debate of Punishment
There are many alternative options to Euthanasia. The NHS has provided some details of alternatives. http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Euthanasiaandassistedsuicide/Pages/Alternatives.aspx It would be good exam revision to learn about a few of these and the arguments for and against that option.
In your Morality and Medicine topic you may be asked about Embryo Research and viewpoints related to it. Here are some resources you can use to help you revise for this section. What is Embryo Research? http://www.rsrevision.com/Alevel/ethics/embryology/definitions.htm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIy-zCaFaWw Humanist (non-religious) response to Embryo Research http://www.humanismforschools.org.uk/pdfs/embryo%20research.pdf Buddhist Response to Embryo Research http://www.clear-vision.org/Schools/Students/Ages-17-18/life-and-death/embryo-research.aspx
There is no one singular answer to this question. People make decisions in a variety of different ways, people may not even know the process that they go through to make decisions. Some religious people may look to their own holy books or teachings for guidance. But what about non religious people? Where do they … Continue reading How do Non- Religious people make decisions?
This is another post in my series of reputable research pages. Here we are focusing on moral issues surrounding drugs. Whether it is the legalisation of drugs, drug use and drugs in sport. Legalisation of Drugs General Information on Drugs BBC Help guide to Drugs BBC News article on Drugs Nick Clegg calls for Drugs … Continue reading Drugs (Including Drugs in Sport and Legalisation) Articles