Flashcards in Religion Peace and Conflict (2) Deck (20)
Ensuring fairness for all people
What is the just war theory?
Outlines on what makes war righteous and justified, set by St thomas aquinas
JWT: Last resort
All peaceful methods of resolution must have been attempted first
JWT: Just cause
Reasons for going to war must be for protection or defence
JWT: Legitimate Authority
Person declaring war must be in position to do so
JWT: Principle discrimination
Only targeting things that relate to war effort
JWT: Guaranteed behaviour of troops
Need to be able to control troops and they must follow orders
JWT: Reasonable chance of success
Should only go to war when the intentions of the war are achievable
Damage cause by should not out weigh the damage caused by nit going to war ( war itself should have the best outcome)
Whats a holy war?
A war fought on behalf of religious beliefs
The belief that all war and violence is wrong
Whats a conscientious objector?
A person who refuses on moral or religious grounds to serve in the armed forces
An act of violence against against civilians by a group to express a political or religious belief
What is a Weapon of mass destruction?
A weapon that can be used to cause a large loss of life and environmental damage
A weapon which causes an atomic reaction that devastates huge areas and kills lots of people
Weapon which a living organism to spread disease and death
Weapon of natural or man made compounds to spread disease or death
Restoring harmony to a damage relationship
Showing mercy towards someone when they have done wrong