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Is peace possible without justice?

Posted by: Anahid35

Tough questions. My answer would be No, because eventually injustice will trigger reaction. However, for people living in conflict, perhaps any form of peace and just having a stop to the violence would be appreciated. Something important is the generational difference, probably those who were witnesses of a given injustice will have a harder time forgetting, forgiving and accepting of the new so called \"peace\" but this would be better for new generations than growing with violence because of what their ancesters went through.

As an example, do you believe it would be possible to have peace between the Armenian and Turkish peoples even though the Turkish government does not recognize the Armenian genocide?