Key Words Glossary 8.3

Unit 8.3:  Religion; peace and conflict

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Unit 8.3: Aggression



Attacking without being provoked

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Unit 8.3: Bullying



Intimidating/frightening people weaker than you

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Unit 8.3: Conflict resolution



Bringing a fight or struggle to a peaceful conclusion

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Unit 8.3: Exploitation



Taking advantage of a weaker group

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Unit 8.3: Forgiveness



Stopping blaming someone and/or pardoning them for what they have done wrong

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Unit 8.3: Just war



A war which is fought for the right reasons and in a right way

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Unit 8.3: Pacifism



The belief that all disputes should be settled by peaceful means

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Unit 8.3: Reconciliation



Bringing together people who were opposed to each other

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Unit 8.3: Respect



Treating a person or their feelings with consideration

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Unit 8.3: The United Nations



An international body set up to promote world peace and cooperation

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Unit 8.3: Weapons of mass destruction



Weapons which can destroy large areas and numbers of people

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Unit 8.3: World peace



The ending of war throughout the whole world (the basic aim of the United Nations)

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