[n] - the doctrine that all violence in unjustifiable 2. [n] - the belief that all international disputes can be settled by arbitration
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Belief that violence, even in self-defence, is unjustifiable under any conditions and that arbitration is preferable to war as a means of solving disputes. In the East, pacifism has roots in...
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pacificism noun the doctrine that all violence in unjustifiable
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the opposition to war and violence as a means of settling disputes. Pacifism may entail the belief that the waging of war by a state and the ... [13 related articles]
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pacifism 1. The belief that violence, war, and the taking of lives are unacceptable ways of resolving disputes. 2. The refusal to take up arms or participate in war because of moral or religious beliefs. 3. The belief that international conflicts should be settled by negotiation rather than war. ...
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Pacifism is the opposition to war and violence. The term "pacifism" was coined by the French peace campaigner Émile Arnaud (1864 - 1921) and adopted by other peace activists at the tenth Universal Peace Congress in Glasgow in 1901. == Definition == Pacifism covers a spectrum of views, including th...
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- the doctrine that all violence in unjustifiable
- the belief that all international disputes can be settled by arbitration
pacifism, advocacy of opposition to war through individual or collective action against militarism. Although complete, enduring peace is the goal of all pacifism, the methods of achieving it differ. Some groups oppose international war but advocate revolution for suppressed nationalities; others are...
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Belief that violence, even in self-defence, is unjustifiable under any conditions and that arbitration is preferable to war as a means of solving disputes. In the East, pacifism has roots in Buddhism, and non-violent action was used by Mahatma Gandhi in the struggle for Indian independence
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The belief that arguments/conflicts should be settled peacefully and that war and violence are not justified.
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1) Doctrine 2) Ism 3) Passivism 4) Philosophical system 5) Philosophy 6) School of thought
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