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- noun theology In
moral theology, the concept that human lifecan be a means to some other end and not solelyan end itself.
- noun theology, Catholic According to Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI, an opposite state to the "culture of life".
- noun politics In contemporary
political discourse, a culture that is deemed to be inconsistent with the concept of a "culture of life", such as cultures that support abortion, euthanasia, degradation, humiliation, human cloning, self-absorption, apathy, povertyand capital punishment. Some commentators would add to that list homosexuality, contraceptionand other phenomena perceived to attack marriage and the family.
- noun A society that reveres
suicide bombersas martyrs.
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