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Wars Are Always Wrong

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Wars are always wrong
It has been approximately 100,000 years that modern human beings first evolved in the Earth. Along with the pace of time human civilization has been diversified into different racial, ethnic and language groups. This disintegration has lead people to live in a myriad of culture which is considerably different from each other, in most of the ways. The hodgepodge of various culture, race, and language has created complex and factious human societies.

From the beginning of human existence, people have been entailed in various conflicts. Now it has deeply rooted in the human civilization. These days many historians are arguing about the relationship between the human civilization and the war. In an attempt to reveal the mystery, Azat Gat set some questions in his book, “War in Human Civilization.” He has asked if war was a declining phenomenon or simply a mediator altering the structure of human society. If we take a closer look at a history of the mankind everything becomes transparent. No matter for what purpose it was fought, consequent always remains against the people.

For example, let’s have a glance into the causes of Iraq War which is going on, beginning from March 20, 2003. The key basis for the attack presented by the U.S. President George W. Bush and alliance supporters was the claim that “Iraq possessed and was actively developing Weapon of Mass Destruction (WMD) in violation of a 1991 agreement” (Iraq & WMD, par. 1).Though this war was fought for the good of people, it couldn’t follow the sole mission for what it was fought. Nevertheless, like other wars, it seemed devastating to the Iraqi people and to the entire world. Till now, millions of people have died and other millions of them are injured, homeless and forced to live an insecure and miserable life.

Since the beginning of war people have been arguing about its morality. There are some people who believe that war is good for human society and is the best way to...

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