Religion, War and Peace Revision

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War - A conflict often resulting in violence

Pacifism - The belief that all violence is wrong

Non-violence - The basis of the Ahimsa teaching and using methods that do not cause harm

Human rights - Something that everyone should be entitled to just for being human e.g. a right to education

Holy War - A war between religions

Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs) - Weapons that are massive and cannot be controlled once activated (e.g. - Nuclear Weapons, Biological Weapons or Chemical Weapons)

Faith into Action (what did/do these people do?)

  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Camillo Torres
  • The Quakers and concientous objectors
  • The Red Cross
  • Gandhi

War can be justified (teachings)

  • "An eye for an eye" (this…


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