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culture of death

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culture of death

  1. (theology) In moral theology, the concept that human life can be a means to some other end and not solely an end itself.
  2. (philosophy, politics) In contemporary political and philosophical discourse, a culture asserted to be inconsistent with the concept of a "culture of life", such as cultures that support contraception and abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, human cloning, self-absorption, apathy, poverty, degradation, and humiliation.
  3. A society that reveres suicide bombers as martyrs.

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