Peace and Justice Key Words

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AGGRESSION
Attacking without being provoked.
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CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
The death penalty for a crime or offence.
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CONFLICT RESOLUTION
Bringing a fight or struggle to a peaceful conclusion.
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CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR
When someone follows their conscience (the inner voice of God) and does not fight in a specific war.
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CRIME
An act against the law.
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CRIMINAL
A person who has committed a crime.
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DETERRENCE
The idea that punishments should be of such a nature that they will put people off (deter) committing crimes.
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EQUALITY
Equal status, rights and opportunities for all people.
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JUDGEMENT
The act of judging people and their actions.
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JUSTICE
Due allocation of reward and punishment/ the maintenance of what is right.
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JUST WAR
A war which is fought for the right reasons and in a right way.
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LAW
Rules made by Parliament and enforceable by the courts.
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PACIFISM
The belief that war and violence are unjustifiable and disputes should be settled peacefully.
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PREJUDICE
A preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience.
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PUNISHMENT
Inflicting a penalty to pay for an offence or crime.
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REFORM
The idea that punishments should try to change criminals so that they will not commit crimes again.
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REHABILITATION
To restore to normal life.
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RESPONSIBILITY
Being accountable for one's actions.
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RETRIBUTION
The idea that punishments should make criminals pay for what they have done wrong.
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SIN
An act against the will of God.
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SOCIAL INJUSTICE
The ida that a society unfairly divides rewards and burdens upon the population of that society.
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SOCIAL JUSTICE
Fair distribution of wealth, opportunity and privileges within society.
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THE UNITED NATIONS
An international body set up to promote world peace and cooperation.
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VIOLENCE
Behaviour involving physical force intended to harm someone or something.
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WAR
A state of armed conflict between countries or groups within a country.
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WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION
Weapons which can destroy large areas and numbers of people.
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WORLD PEACE
The ending of war throughout the whole world (the basic aim of the United Nations).
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The death penalty for a crime or offence.

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CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

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Bringing a fight or struggle to a peaceful conclusion.

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When someone follows their conscience (the inner voice of God) and does not fight in a specific war.

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An act against the law.

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