Do I need Java to run LO 4.0 on an iMac OS X 10.8.4?

Mac, Java, LO 4.0

This question has been answer many times before on this site e.g., Mar 2012, Aug 2012, Jan 2013, Feb 2013, and again in Feb 2013. You do not absolutely need Java to run LO, but a few things still rely on it.