Flashcards in War And Peace Deck (14):
Name 3 conflicts the U.K are currently involved in
What is pacifism?
The belief that war can never be justified and that all conflicts should be resolved with peaceful means.
What is an absolute pacifist?
They believe that it is never right to go to war, even in self-defence and you can never justify killing another human being
What is a conditional pacifist?
Are against war in genenal but accept that at times we need to defend ourselves.
What is a selective pacifist?
They may be against types of war that involves weapons of mass destruction e.g nuclear power.
Give 5 methods pacifists would use rather than violence if they want political change.
Give an example of a Christian group who are well known for their support of Pacifism.
What have the Catholic Church stated should not be used. (Weapon)
Weapons of mass destruction
What church have emphasised that force should not be used unnecessarily?
Give 3 conditions of the just war theory concerning going to war
War must be the last resort
If there was a serious threat
The weapons chosen must be appropriate to the level of conflict
Give 3 conditions of the just war theory concerning how war should be fought
Wounded soldiers and prisoners must be treated humanely
Weapons of mass destruction must not be used
Torture is wrong
What is a holy war
A war that involves religion
What are the goals of a holy war
To protect the beliefs of the religion
To spread their faith
For reward from their God