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"What Christians believe about life is up to them. They should not try to make others accept their position" Do you agree? Give reasons for your answer showing that you have considered more than one point of view.

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Ranjeeta Khalsa 10C RE Coursework- Abortion and Euthanasia Miss O'Sullivan "What Christians believe about life is up to them. They should not try to make others accept their position" Do you agree? Give reasons for your answer showing that you have considered more than one point of view (400 words) There are greatly differing views to whether anyone can try to make others accept their point of view and is a delicate issue that has to be dealt with in society. One point of view is that no one has the right to dictate their views whether or not people respond to them. ...read more.

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This shows that by trying to make others accept your view may not always be correct and may cause greater harm. The Catholic Church strongly disagrees with the use of force. Another view is that people should try and make people accept their views if they are morally correct. This is because Jesus said to his disciples " Baptise people in the name of the Father, Son and the Holy Spirit and teach them everything I have commanded you". Jesus told his disciples to spread the word and by doing so if people's views change for the better and they are redeemed then this has been accomplished. ...read more.

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In my opinion it is incorrect to tell people what to believe and think and that everyone has a right to their own personal beliefs. However I do believe it is correct only if the person is following the wrong path and if offering advise and teaching will redeem the individual in any way. Using force to portray your views is erroneous and unacceptable. A disagreement would be that this is overlooking the Christian duty. A personal view is private and therefore no one should be able to judge whether it is unethical or not. In life everyone has diverse opinions and beliefs and that is what makes the world special. ...read more.

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