Religion, war and peace

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Holy War
fighting for a religious cause or God, found in Christian and Islamic teachings.
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Just War
the rules of war which permit a religious person to fight, found in Christian and Sikh teachings.
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Justice
to bring about what is right and fair for all people, correcting wrongs.
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Nuclear proliferation
the increase in the number of countries that have nuclear weapons.
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Pacifism
the belief that all violence is wrong.
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Peace
the absence of war or conflict between groups or nations.
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Peacekeeping forces
organisations that work in areas of conflict, to protect victims of war and establish and maintain peace between groups and nations.
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Refugees
people who are forced to leave their homes and countries to find safety elsewhere.
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Sanctity of life
the belief that life is special and sacred.
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Terrorism
the use of threats and violence by groups to create a climate of fear to achieve their aims.
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Victims of war
civilians who are affected by war.
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War
two or more sides or nations involved in armed conflict.
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Weapons of mass destruction (WMDs)
weapons that can kill large numbers of people and destroy vast areas of land.
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the rules of war which permit a religious person to fight, found in Christian and Sikh teachings.

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Just War

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to bring about what is right and fair for all people, correcting wrongs.

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Card 4

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the increase in the number of countries that have nuclear weapons.

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the belief that all violence is wrong.

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