Sanctity vs quality of life • Starter – Using p18, note down key definition of sanctity of life and quality of life. • Extension – place the scenarios underneath with either quality or sanctity of life. • Homework – Explain the difference and conflict between sanctity and quality of life, using examples. • Learning Objectives:- • To consider the concepts of sanctity of life and quality of life. • To reflect on the importance of sanctity of life and discuss the implications of it. • In the light of this understanding to reflect on which they see as more important and why.
12 people will have discussion topics relating to a different aspect of sanctity of life. The other class members will turn and face them. At each station, each person has 30 seconds to explain their view, then the inside ring will rotate to the right. The people remaining at the station should use the previous discussion to adapt their explanation each time. Sanctity of life – speed dating
Place the following qualities of life in a pyramid of importance (pairs/groups). Money, comfort, family, friends, mobility, ability to communicate, freedom from constant medical care, basic brain function, location. Quality of life pyramid
Answer the following in your books. Sanctity of life is more important than quality of life. Do you agree? Give reasons for your answer. Summary