Violence, Terrorism, and War

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Victoria Bennett
Dale Truscott
PHI 27503
April 16, 2012
Violence, Terrorism, and War
The world we reside in today is full of animosity, anger, and misconception which is what brings out the violence in people. Different elements formulate together to influence violence. One of the reasons is why it is necessary to commit the act. The top two worst kinds of violence are terrorism and war. They bring out the worst in everyone and are harmful to society. Both inflict anguish to not only the civilians and soldiers experiencing it first had, but also on the following generations to follow them. The novel Violence, Terrorism, and Justice states “Consequentialists, then, will doubtless stand out as much against contractarian views here as they do against natural law or Kantian ones” (Frey & Morris, 11). Does this reason justify the atrocities that have occurred and currently occur in the world should happen? We were taught as children to play nicely and be understanding of others, why should that idea be excluded from our mindset as adults? It shouldn’t be. It’s farfetched to say, but I believe that eventually the world can learn to live without hatred towards one another. People need to start to realize that or we will be the downfall to the end of all humanity on Earth rather than the end of the world 2012 epidemic. People need to come to the realization that regardless if they are fighting or in the country that is under attack, in one way or another they will be affected by the aftermath of the harmful assault that has taken place. Many factors come into play when violence is presented, economical issues is one.it has been proven that a higher rate of violence presents itself in poor countries and low-income neighborhoods compared to higher end neighborhoods. In the readings, violence is also linked to the media such as movies, television shows, video games and news that focus on the violence that occur worldwide (Mackinnon, 434).all of...
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