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This clip provides 12 perspectives from Christianity, Islam, atheism, agnosticism and hedonism, on the question of why there is suffering in the world. Each statement is short, considered and taken together, show diversity within and between the religions and perspectives presented.
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KS4 Curriculum Bites
First broadcast:
19 September 2007

Classroom Ideas

Students could be asked whether they agree or disagree with the individuals in the clip. You could also ask them how suffering can change the course of someone's life and what qualities an individual needs to be able to cope and pull through a period of intense suffering.