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  • Created on: 04-05-15 13:08
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  • War
    • Bible
      • "Everything that happens in this world happens at the time God chooses... the time for war and the time for peace
      • "The end will come like a flood, bringing the war and destruction God has prepared"
      • Jesus: "Such things must happen... Countries will fight each other, kingdoms will attack one another"
      • Jesus: "I did not come to bring peace, but a sword"
    • Holy War
      • A war fought in the name of religion
      • Organised by religious leader or church
      • Fought to achieve religious goals
      • Expected to give a spiritual reward for those who take part
      • The Crusades
    • "Just" War
      • Must be last resort
      • Must be declared by a government
      • There must be a Just/Good cause for the war
      • Reasonable chance of success
      • Must be greater good gained by the war
      • Proportion-ality: an appropriate response to an act of evil
      • Innocent civilians shouldn't be killed
      • Peace must be restores at the end
    • Is it useful?
      • No
        • An out of date theory
        • War is more complicated
        • You cant say about any chance of success
        • Modern weapons disprove Just War
        • Not enough time for peaceful methods
      • Yes
        • It has the right idea
        • People believe in Just War
        • Right for a war to be declared by Governments, not terrorists
        • War should always be a last resort
        • Just War is fair on the innocent


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