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Dovish

Refers to the tone of language used to describe a situation and the associated implications for actions. For example, if the Federal Reserve bank refers to inflation in a dovish tone, it is unlikely that they would take agressive actions. Similarly, a CEO might use dovish language to describe an important event facing the firm. This indicates that the firm is unlikely to take strong actions. Dovish sometimes means conciliatory. Opposite of hawkish.

Dovish

Describing a statement from the Federal Reserve indicating that it may lower interest rates. The statement is called dovish because it indicates that the Fed does not believe that the inflation rate is high enough to warrant concern. See also: Hawkish.
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A Time To Kill: The Myth of Christian Pacifism includes chapters about preparation for self defense, laws that govern self defense, understanding how criminals think, recovery from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), biblical appraisals of military and police, arguments on criminal punishment, the death penalty, and much more.
The title of his conclusion, "Realistic Pacifism," captures the idea that in many areas pacifism has developed into a "conditional and pragmatic" approach.
Siegel demonstrates that the teachers came to equate patriotism with pacifism for most of the inter-war period, that they taught this message to their students in pursuit of "moral disarmament," and that their success in this enterprise exerted a profound impact on France's political culture.
But this pragmatic pacifism overlooks the fact that modern history abounds with military solutions.
This tribute is persuasive only to those who, like Kauffman, view nay-saying and pacifism as controlling virtues.
It had three sponsors, all more or less pacifistic, but it was not intended to convert attendants to pacifism.
He disagrees with Moore's pacifism, with Moore's objection to war in Afghanistan to eliminate the Taliban, with Moore's failure to recognize the brutality of Saddam Hussein's regime as a sufficient reason for going to war in Iraq, with Moore's willingness to accuse Bush of waging war for business interests, and with many other positions Moore has taken.
Prophetic Realism: Beyond Militarism and Pacifism in an Age of Terror is a direct examination of Reinhold Niebuhr's "Christian Realism" theological insights and moral/political reflections upon the all too pressing problems of maintaining peace and justice.
With America's entry into World War II in 1941, Fosdick continued to preach pacifism to a country that had largely left it behind.
My Quaker interpretation of Jesus is that his pacifism asserted that killing is always wrong.
As daisy-cutter bombs slammed into Osama bin Laden's cave complex at Tora Bora and a series of anthrax-laced letters disrupted business-as-usual in New Jersey post offices and on Capitol Hill, pacifism indeed appeared to most Americans an even more outlandish and unpatriotic doctrine than during less turbulent times.