Definition Of pacifism

noun

the belief that any violence, including war, is unjustifiable under any circumstances, and that all disputes should be settled by peaceful means.

The logic of this argument is that the only policy compatible with neutrality is absolute pacifism .

Example Of pacifism

  • A third expression of pacifism has been nonviolent direct action for justice.

  • A very moderate pacifism was, in fact, the common denominator of the demonstrators and the varied organisations.

  • All this having been said, I stress again that I see the possible benefits of teaching kids to be as pacifistic as possible.

  • As a Quaker, Kevin Clements is dedicated to pacifism and humanitarian service.

  • As a result, postwar peace movements have abandoned pacifism as a central aspect of their beliefs.


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