Religion, War and Peace

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Peace
An absence of conflict which leads to happiness and harmony
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Justice
The bringining about of what is right or fair according to the law or making up for what has been done wrong
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Sanctity of life
Life is sacred and God-given
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Pacifism
The belief of people who refuse to take part in war and any other forms of violence
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Quakers
Members of the society of friends, a Christian denomination (who are pacifists)
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Just war
A war that the Chritian Church defines as acceptable: this must fit a certain crtieria
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Holy war
Fighting for a religious cause or God, probably caused by a religious leader
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Refugees
People who flee from their homes seeking saftey elswhere
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Red Cross
A humanitarian agency that help people suffering from war or other disasters
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Red Crescent
The same as the Red Cross. National Red Crecsent Socities are found predominatly in Muslim countries
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United Nations (UN)
An organisiation set up at the end of Word War II to prevent war by discussing problems between countries
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NATO
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, an alliance formed to prevent war in Europe
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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
Weapons that kill large numbers of people and/or cause great damage.
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Terrorism
The unlawful use of extreme violence, usually against innocent civillians, to acheive a political goal
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Proliferation
Spreading to other countries and getting more numerous
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The bringining about of what is right or fair according to the law or making up for what has been done wrong

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Justice

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Life is sacred and God-given

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The belief of people who refuse to take part in war and any other forms of violence

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Members of the society of friends, a Christian denomination (who are pacifists)

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