Religion, War and Peace

Thomas Truscott
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GCSE Religious Studies Mind Map on Religion, War and Peace, created by Thomas Truscott on 04/27/2015.

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Religion, War and Peace
  1. War
    1. Types of war
      1. Between nations
        1. Civil wars
          1. War against terrorism
          2. Causes of war
            1. To end injustice
              1. To remove an unjust leader
                1. Gain land or resources
                  1. Pre-emptive strike to prevent expected attack
                    1. Defence of a weaker nation
                      1. Defence of religon, freedoms, way of life
                      2. Effects of war
                        1. Victims of war
                          1. Killed
                            1. Wounded
                              1. Refugees
                                1. Orphaned
                                2. Soldiers
                                  1. Killed
                                    1. Traumatised
                                      1. Desensetised
                                      2. Environment
                                        1. Destruction of landscape
                                          1. Hazardous areas eg. Land mines
                                          2. Economy
                                            1. Cost of rebuild
                                              1. Loss of farming and industry
                                            2. Fought
                                              1. WMD's
                                                1. For Proliferation
                                                  1. Discourge attack and maintain peace
                                                    1. Likelihood of being used less because damage is more
                                                      1. Disarmament agreements are easier to get because countries are equal in WMD's
                                                      2. For Disarmament
                                                        1. Proliferation makes use more likely
                                                          1. No moral justification for use
                                                            1. Waste of valuable resources to produce them which could be used more effectively
                                                              1. Cost money which could be used for peaceful aims
                                                                1. Encourages other countries to develop them
                                                              2. Conventional
                                                            2. Just War Theory
                                                              1. Ends when aim is met
                                                                1. Have a good outcome
                                                                  1. Reasonable force used
                                                                    1. Be winnable
                                                                      1. Be a last resort
                                                                        1. Have a clear aim to promote good over evil
                                                                          1. Have a just cause
                                                                            1. Be controlled by a just authority
                                                                            2. Key words
                                                                              1. Just war
                                                                                1. Rules of war whch permit a religious person to fight
                                                                                2. Holy war
                                                                                  1. Fighting for a religious cause
                                                                                  2. Pacifism
                                                                                    1. The belief that all violence is wrong
                                                                                      1. Conscientious objectors
                                                                                        1. Peace can be achieved using non violent methods
                                                                                        2. WMD's
                                                                                          1. Kill large numbers of people and destroy vast areas of land
                                                                                          2. War
                                                                                            1. Two or more sides or nations involved in armed conflict
                                                                                            2. Peace
                                                                                              1. The abscense of war or conflict between groups or nations
                                                                                              2. Victims of war
                                                                                                1. Civillians who are affected by war
                                                                                                  1. Red Cross
                                                                                                  2. Refugees
                                                                                                    1. People who are forced to leave their homes and countries to find safety elsewhere
                                                                                                    2. Nuclear proliferation
                                                                                                      1. The increase in countries with nuclear weapons
                                                                                                    3. Religion
                                                                                                      1. Christianity
                                                                                                        1. Love your neighbor
                                                                                                          1. Those who live by the sword, die by the sword (Jesus)
                                                                                                            1. Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall inherit the earth (Jesus)
                                                                                                              1. Treat others as you would like them to treat you
                                                                                                                1. If someone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other
                                                                                                                2. Islam
                                                                                                                  1. Hate your enemy mildly, for he may become your friend one day
                                                                                                                    1. Fight them until there is no more oppresion and there justice prevails
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