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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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AO3-"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. Christian groups and organisations are entitled to have their own opinions on certain topics, and they have done on abortion and euthanasia. The Second Vatican teaches that; "Life must be protected from the moment of conception: abortion and infanticide are abominable crimes" (1963) this quote means the same as what the Didache said; that it is wrong to kill a child of any form. Not only killing a baby but killing any human is wrong, and when people notice that, that is when we will live in a better world. Throughout the Christian community abortion and euthanasia are seen as sins. ...read more.

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It is the main form of guidance for life. It consists of stories about Jesus' life, his miracles and his death and resurrection. We have Priests, Bishops and Archbishops spreading the word of God, but that is not enough. In the past few years the church attendance has been falling, this therefore means that the majority of the population are not religious. The churches teachings are very strict, for example the ten commandments (Exodus ). People should be free to choose what to believe about their religion. We have free will and are able to decide for ourselves what the right or wrong action could be. Why should the majority be dictated by the minority? On the other hand, religious views and opinions have shaped many of the laws of the country, whether people like it or not. ...read more.

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In accordance to the statement in the question, I feel each Christian has their own view on the happenings in the world and it is up to them which side to take in their argument. Although they should not try to make others accept their position. They have chosen that so they should keep to it and not involve or change people's views on certain aspects. Christians have the right to their own opinion about this chosen topic, which is life. Although there are many arguments put forward, realising the best option is difficult. If the group needs supporters then trying to sell their idea is justifiable to a certain extent. In conclusion I feel Christians are able enough to make their own decisions and when they do, they make the right ones with many other people. People around the world are under enough pressure with the demands of life, and choosing to make life changing decisions is very difficult, especially when it concerns views about life. Tom Griffin ...read more.

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