Category: Morality and Medicine

National 5 Revision Guides and Questions

National 5 Revision Guides and Questions

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 help.

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Use these Revision Questions to help test your knowledge of the above content. There are revision guides on this page for most of the topics if you need extra help.

National 5- Revision Questions

 

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Embryo Research

Embryo Research

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

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

 

 

How do Non- Religious people make decisions?

How do Non- Religious people make decisions?

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 go for guidance?

Humanism

This is a non religious group of people, who do not believe in any god, life after death or religion. They believe life is to be lived and there is no further purpose. This website here explains a little more about their beliefs and how they come to making decisions. http://understandinghumanism.org.uk/uhtheme/ethics/?age=14

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Utilitarianism

Utilitarian is a way of thinking based on doing the best to make the most people happy. There are different types of Utilitarians and this video explains how Utilitarians make decisions.

 

If in an exam you are asked about how non- religious people make decisions. These are two examples you can use.

Recent Reforms in the USA

Recent Reforms in the USA

Alongside Donald Trump being voted in to the US Presidency last week there were many other votes taking place across America that cover a number of Moral Issues including The Death Penalty, Abortion, Global Warming, Minimum Wage, Health Care, Gun Laws, Homelessness, Charity, Aid, Contraception, Animal Hunting, Euthanasia, Marijuana and Religious Schools.

Many topics that are often covered in assignments.

Read about the results here.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/08/state-ballot-initiative-election-results-live-marijuana-death-penalty-healthcare

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-elections/california-death-penalty-vote-us-election-abolish-capital-punishment-proposition-62-a7404456.html

https://www.theguardian.com/news/datablog/2012/oct/15/us-election-ballots-listed

Euthanasia Articles

Euthanasia Articles

I am putting together a series of Blog Posts with relevant articles that will help with assignment and AVU research. These will help with you ensure you have reliable sources.