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Ethical and religious perspectives on war and peace
March 24, 2003 1:16 AM   Subscribe

Ethical and religious perspectives on war and peace. While most of the discussions have focused political perspectives of the current conflict, there are quite a few ethical and religious perspectives. A BBC website provides excellent overview of the positions including the various types of pacifism and just war. For more detail there is a nice index site on Anabaptist- Mennonite nonresistance, Leon Trotsky's Marxist critique of pacifism, a secular argument for pacifism, a Christian Primer on Just War, an atheist ethical perspective, and a buddhist perspective.
posted by KirkJobSluder (2 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

 
Just lay low, keep your head down, and the warlike ones will wipe themselves out....

And the meek shall inherit the earth.
posted by troutfishing at 6:19 AM on March 24, 2003


Thanks for these links, KirkJobSluder, especially the one on the Buddhist perspective.
posted by homunculus at 7:21 PM on March 25, 2003


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