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Jainism

Dualistic religion founded in the 6th century B.C. as a revolt against current Hinduism and emphasizing asceticism and nonviolence toward all living creatures.

joule

A unit used for measuring work and energy; 4.2 joules are required to heat 1 gram of water by 1 degree Centigrade.

Judaism

A religion developed among the ancient Hebrews and characterized by belief in one transcendent God who has revealed himself to Abraham, Moses, and the Hebrew prophets and by a religious life in accordance with Scriptures and rabbinic traditions.

justice

The moral virtue of fairness in relation to persons, society, and the natural world.

justice

The moral virtue of fairness in relation to persons, society, and the natural world.

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