The Cause Of Violent Conflict: Different Beliefs

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A violent conflict involves at least two parties using physical force to resolve competing claims or interests. Violent conflicts may occur among individuals or groups not affiliated with a government and usually involve more than one confrontation. The different types of violent conflict include the smaller scale conflicts such as blood feud and gang wars, struggles such as insurgencies, which is the rebellion against a constituted authority, terror campaigns and genocides. However, the most well known type of violent conflict would be war. Beliefs can be defined as confidence in the truth or existence of something not immediately susceptible to rigorous proof usually an in the context of ideology, religion or philosophy. In the context of religion, all religions have their enshrined principles, or written holy scriptures, that followers must adhere to by unquestioning pure faith, and often the religion will lay claim to be the one and only spiritual truth that will lead to eternal salvation. This uncompromising stance that is a common principle of most religions can lead to inflexibility and intolerance in the face of other beliefs. Scripture and dogma are often vague and open to interpretation. Therefore, conflict can arise over whose interpretation is the correct one, a conflict that ultimately cannot be solved because there is no arbiter. Therefore for the purpose of this essay, the case studies regarding whether the cause of violent conflict is mainly different

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