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Flashcards in Religion and Society - DEFINITIONS: Peace and Conflict Deck (12):
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Aggression

attacking without being provoked

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Bullying

intimidating/ frightening people weaker than yourself

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Conflict resolution

bringing a fight or struggle to a peaceful conclusion

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Exploitation

taking advantage of a weaker group

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Forgiveness

stopping blaming someone and/or pardoning them for what they have done wrong

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Just war

a war which is fought for the right reasons and in a right way

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Pacifism

the belief that all disputes should be settled by peaceful means

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Reconciliation

bringing together people who were opposed to each other

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Respect

treating a person or their feelings with consideration

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The United Nations

an international body set up to promote world peace and cooperation

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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)