RELIGION, WAR AND PEACE KEY WORDS

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WAR
two or more sides or nations in armed conflict against each other
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PEACE
absence of war; living in harmony with your neighbour
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PACIFISM
the belief that war and violence are wrong
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PACIFIST
someone who believes that war and violence are wrong
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SANCTITY OF LIFE
the belief that life is precious/special
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CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR
someone who refuses to fight on moral grounds
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UNTIED NATIONS
a body that various countries have joined up, to who decide who goes to war
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PEACEKEEPING FORCE
an organisation that has the job of trying to keep things peaceful
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JUST WAR
a war is called this if certain conditions are met and people consider it acceptable
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HOLY WAR
a war which is fought with a religious cause or for god (probably for a religious leader)
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TERRORISM
the use of extreme violence to achieve a political goal. the object is to get maximum publicity and scare people.
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WEAPONS OF MASS DISTRUCTION
weapons capable of killing or maiming large numbers of people (biological and chemical weapons)
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NUCLEAR WEAPONS
weapons that work by nuclear reaction (e.g. Hiroshima)
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NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION
nuclear technology spreading to other countries
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absence of war; living in harmony with your neighbour

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PEACE

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the belief that war and violence are wrong

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someone who believes that war and violence are wrong

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the belief that life is precious/special

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