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Define justice

Ensuring fairness for all people

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What is the just war theory?

Outlines on what makes war righteous and justified, set by St thomas aquinas

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JWT: Last resort

All peaceful methods of resolution must have been attempted first

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JWT: Just cause

Reasons for going to war must be for protection or defence

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JWT: Legitimate Authority

Person declaring war must be in position to do so

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JWT: Principle discrimination

Only targeting things that relate to war effort

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JWT: Guaranteed behaviour of troops

Need to be able to control troops and they must follow orders

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JWT: Reasonable chance of success

Should only go to war when the intentions of the war are achievable

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JWT: Proportionality

Damage cause by should not out weigh the damage caused by nit going to war ( war itself should have the best outcome)

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Whats a holy war?

A war fought on behalf of religious beliefs

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Define pacifism

The belief that all war and violence is wrong

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Whats a conscientious objector?

A person who refuses on moral or religious grounds to serve in the armed forces

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Define terrorism

An act of violence against against civilians by a group to express a political or religious belief

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What is a Weapon of mass destruction?

A weapon that can be used to cause a large loss of life and environmental damage

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Nuclear weapon

A weapon which causes an atomic reaction that devastates huge areas and kills lots of people

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Biological weapon

Weapon which a living organism to spread disease and death

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Chemical weapon

Weapon of natural or man made compounds to spread disease or death

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Define Reconciliation

Restoring harmony to a damage relationship

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Define forgiveness

Showing mercy towards someone when they have done wrong

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What is righteous anger?

Being angry and acting against something that is not righteous or just