The Truth of War

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Jessica Tafoya
Writing 39A
Loren Eason
February 25, 2013
What is the truth of war?
War is a crucial topic that is covered in America. It is significant to many people because they value the importance that there is to serving the country and fighting for justice. People tend to think that it’s an honor and glory to fight for our country, but in reality what they don’t know is that war is draining and horrible. We see different views about war that in reality we don’t know the exact truth about war. We won’t have an exact answer to what the truth of war is because of the different opinions we might get. What may seem to be the truth of war for me to others it might not be due to the fact that we all have different thoughts and opinions about it. The only people that will understand the truth of war is the people that actually experience war and can tell their story about it. In many situations we feel like we know the answer to what we think war is, but we won’t know the truth until we experience the situation up close. There are many mysteries to the truth of war. I personally have always been against war because I felt that it was putting many people in danger. I often hear stories, see movies, documentaries and news reports that are based on war and I create an image that everything I see and hear is what war must be like. I haven’t had much knowledge about war, but what I used to see in documentaries made be despite the idea of ever joining an institution that would get me killed. The training, mistreatment, and war itself have always been against my will. Watching various movies that involved war and death caused me to have that ugly image of war and fear the effects that they can create. War usually changes the life of many people. Many debate weather joining the war or not may be the decision they want to make, but for many people that join the war it’s a life changing experience. Perhaps you might feel like taking that...
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