Re mock peace and conflict

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two areas of conflict in the world today
israel/palestine, both jews and arabs reguard the same area as their homeland//kashmir muslims in Kashmir want to be ruled by Pakistan but the Hindus want to be ruled by India
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4 points about the UN
set up to promote peace//can intervene in conflicts if they think civilians may be harmed// can sanction governments// have a range of charities
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Name 4 Christian Pacifist churches
Pax Christi, Quakers, Christadelphians, Plymouth Brethren
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Why do some Christians believe in paficism
peace can only come when people refuse to fight// 5th commandment "do not kill"// horrible things happen to innocent people in modern wars// Jesus would not let Peter fight back when he was being arrested.
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4 Traits of a just war
is fought in self defence or to remove great injustice// is only a last resort// uses fair methods// reasonable chance of success
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Christian attitudes for genetic engineering.
Jesus showed that Christians should do all they can to cure disease// finding genetic cures is no different to finding drug cures// there is a difference between creating cells and creating people// g e food allows us to feed a growing world
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Why Christians believe in a just war.
St Augustine said to fight in wars// St paul said to obey authority of state// Jesus praised soldiers for their faith// if he have police to protect innoc.// we need an armed force to protect innoc states
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Why some Muslims believe in going to war.
the Quran says you must fight if attacked// Mohammed fought in war// there are many hadith references saying muslims should fight in war// the Quran says anyone who dies in war will go straight to heaven.
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What Pax Christie does.
publicity condems things like the invasion of Iraq// has public debates on the morality of nuclear weapons// criticizing the American defence policy// works to remove the economic and racial causes of war.
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What is done to stop bullying.
all schools have a anti-bullying policy// all trade unions protect people being bullied at work
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Non religious reasons against bullying.
in a democracy, everyone has the right to live free of fear// bullying has harmful effects and stops people doing the work they are capable of
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Why all religions are against bullying.
see violence without just cause is sinful// humans are Gods children so bullying is mistreating Gods creation// it is the duty of religious people to protect the weak// harming other people with bring bad results on you after death.
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Christian teachings on forgiveness.
Jesus died so we could be forgiven// Jesus told Peter to forgive his brother many times// Jesus said if Christians do not forgive others they will not be forgiven// St Paul said Christians should try live in peace with everyone
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Islam teachings on forgiveness.
Allah is forgiving, so muslims should be too// how can you ask Allah to forgive you if you do not forgive others// the Quran says Muslims should be forgiving// Mohammed said people should be forgiving.
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4 points about the UN

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set up to promote peace//can intervene in conflicts if they think civilians may be harmed// can sanction governments// have a range of charities

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Name 4 Christian Pacifist churches

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Why do some Christians believe in paficism

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4 Traits of a just war

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