I don't believe in pacificism much, myself, but she used it very niftily for her argument.
Our own conversion to pacificism, though sincere, is somewhat recent.
1904, from pacific + -ism.
1905, from French pacifisme (by 1903, apparently coined by Émile Arnaud), from pacifique (see pacific).
The view that war is morally unacceptable and never justified (see conscientious objector). The term is sometimes applied to the belief that international disputes should be settled peacefully.