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Homosexuality Masturbation Marriage Examples of conflicts JUST WAR
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There are many issues This issue highlights the By examining the claim that ± Gulf War, 1991
Sanctioned by the UN; 30 nations formed the coalition; · PROPER AUTHORITY ­ WAR CAN ONLY BE
samesex marriage, should difference between opposing marriage is the only place
gay couples be allowed to ethical positions. It also where it is right to have sex, DECLARED BY A LEGITIMATE AUTHORITY (UN?)
ended speedily;
adopt?, the position of gays demonstrates that Christian you can demonstrate the
± Iraq War, 2003- · JUST CAUSE ­ THOSE ATTACKED MUST `DESERVE IT
within churches, the level of ethics can give very different difference between the ON ACCOUNT OF SOME FAULT'
homophobia (eg responses to issues than various ethical theories in Lacked UN backing (further resolution sought); Bush's
www.godhatesfags.com) other ethical positions their approach and methods intentions questioned (oil; scapegoat for 9-11); method of · RIGHT INTENTION ­ WAR MUST ONLY BE FOUGHT
warfare questioned; was it the last resort? FOR THE `ADVANCEMENT OF GOOD OR THE
µ Any homosexual act is µ Seen as a sin by RC µ `It's not good that man AVOIDANCE OF EVIL' ­ E.G. PEACE
condemned by the RC Church should be alone' Genesis ± WW2
Church µ Some protestant µ Paul thought it better Seen by many to call pacifism into question: how · LAST RESORT ­ ALL DIPLOMATIC AVENUES,
µ CofE doesn't promote churches say not to marry, but else could you stop the Nazis? Also, the number SANCTIONS ETC. MUST HAVE BEEN EXHAUSTED
practicing homosexuals masturbators go to hell accepted it for the weak · PROPORTIONALITY ­ THE DAMAGE DONE BY WAR
to positions of authority µ OT suggests Onan was with no self control
of people and the specific nature of their deaths
is compelling; however, certain acts questioned, SHOULD NOT BE GREATER THAN THE INJUSTICE
µ The Bible appears to be killed by God for µ Marriage is the only
against homosexual acts, `spilling the seed' proper place for sex like bombing Dresden (60,000 non-combatants THAT LED TO WAR
but doesn't deal with µ NT forbids certain according to RC Church killed) and nuclear bombs on Nagasaki and · WIN POSSIBLE - THERE MUST BE A REASONABLE
committed monogamous activities, although it's and many other CHANCE OF SUCCESS
relationships unclear how to translate denominations
Hiroshima (100,000s died)
µ Recent legal changes in key words µ In RC, marriage is for ± Rwanda 1994 JU
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the UK allow `civil µ Jesus seemed to equate life divorce is ± Million murdered in tribal genocide; UN failed · JUST METHOD - NOT TARGETING INNOCENTS; NO
partnerships' but still sexual fantasies with not recognised to intervene despite pleading by Rwandans NUCLEAR, CHEMICAL OR BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS
not `gay marriage' adultery
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² All development must be sustainable
² All forms of energy must be renewable · LIBERTARIAN EXTENSION ­
² All farming should be organic individual human rights are
² Meat should not be farmed intensively extended to nonhuman animals
Environmental issues and possibly further (deep
² Climate change ­ glaciers melting, ecology)
hurricanes, rising temperature, `The · ECOLOGICAL EXTENSION ­ the
Day After Tomorrow' overall importance of the
Pollution ­ carcinogens (over 1000 tonnes from environment due to the
UK worst offender), greenhouse gases (1997 Kyoto interconnectedness of all
protocol became law in 2005), oil spillages (Karachi entities and essential diversity
2003, Exxon Valdez, Alaska 1989), CFCs (ozone in nature
layer) · CONSERVATION ETHICS ­ the
Endangered species (inc Polar Bears & Hippos) environment has no intrinsic
² GM Crops ­ antibiotic resistant genes can go from our food value, but conservation and
to our stomachs preservation are seen as
² Depletion of natural resources ­ fossil fuels, overfishing, important in ensuring present
deforestation, desertification and future human wellbeing

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