• Before the war in 1968
    If war is necessary, it is a necessary evil. Its evil is sometimes concealed for a time by its glamour and excitement but when war is seen in its reality, there is a little glory about it. At its best, it is hideous calamity. It brings in awful loss of life. In recent great wars, millions of men, women...
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  • War Is Necessary
    If war is necessary, it is a necessary evil. Its evil is sometimes concealed for a time by its glamour and excitement but when war is seen in its reality, there is a little glory about it. At its best, it is hideous calamity. It brings in awful loss of life. In recent great wars, millions of men, women...
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  • Pacifism
    April 16, 2010 The Problem of Pacifism To say that war, a venture full of violence and pain, is not evil might seem quite ridiculous to some people. After all, a popular antonym for peace, a word usually associated with something good, is war. This would most likely strike people as an obvious contraction...
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  • Philosophy Paper
    Whether it is Always Sinful to Wage War? Conclusion: St. Thomas Aquinas argues in his Summa Theologica argument that in order for a war to be just, three things are necessary. Outline: Through the argumentive article Aquinas has his article outlined in four sectioned objections. After the detailed...
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  • Humans Are Naturally Evil
    HUMANS ARE NATURALLY EVIL The question regarding to the nature of human beings being related to the word evil has been a topic for controversial discussion and debate among scholars and philosophers alike. According to the ardictionary.com, the word evil is defined as Having or exhibiting bad moral...
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  • Not My Work
    acts prohibited by the former. A ‘lesser evil’ approach holds that leaders may even violate the more permissive public ethics if there is a consequentialist case for doing so. Both suggest to some extent that certain acts remain wrong but may be necessary nonetheless. While this position makes good...
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  • Evils of War
    There is no doubt that war is an evil one. It is the greatest catastrophe that can befall human beings. It brings death and destruction, merciless slaughter and butchery, disease and starvation, poverty and ruin in its wake. A particularly disturbing side of modern wars is that they tend to become global...
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  • Lord of the Flies (Men are inherently evil)
    produces evil as a bee produces honey” was a remark that was made by William Golding after his experience serving in the second world war. Lord of the Flies is a symbolic novel of his experience and this quote was his way of showing that all men were evil; it was as natural for a human to be evil as it...
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  • Perspective Matters
    text “The War Prayer” about the naive masses that were blinded by the nationalist ideology which kept them from seeing the ugly truth of war and its harsh effects. In contrast to this glorious opinion of war George W. Bush’s response to go to war after the terrorist attacks of 911 shows how war was seen...
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  • how does fitzgrald tell the story
    Peace and conflict The work of the United Nations. The UN was set up after World War 2 to work for world peace and try to prevent another global conflict happening. At present 192 countries are members of the UN, it has three basic aims. To maintain international peace and security To develop...
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  • The Art of Self-Interest: Sun-Tzu and Thucydides
    has often been violent. Though this should be obvious, it bears repeating given the triumphalist tone of public discourse in the aftermath of the Cold War. Somehow the collapse of an overly centralized Soviet state…has been greeted as evidence that civil society is on the horizon across the globe.” (Kaplan...
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  • Psy-Ops
    Nathan Dickinson. 10/22/13 English HL Ludka Psychological Operations is a necessary evil in the military. Psy-Ops is the military branch that controls wars through the mind using methods of Propaganda. It has gathered essential information from captured threats with torture techniques...
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  • Hobes and Locke
    characteristics of man. Hobbes sees man as being evil, whereas Locke views man in a much more optimistic light. They both agree that all men are equal according to natural law. However, their ideas of natural law differ greatly. Hobbes sees natural law as a state of war in which “every man is a enemy to every...
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  • Civil Religion
    John Walker RS300 Civil Religion Evil will always be in this world and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. People killing one another for food and money because they feel there is no other way to deal with poverty. Also countries declaring war on each other for political views or resources. There...
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  • Reflection
    Israel to go to war. While Christians differ on the weight they give the Old Testament witness, they cannot ignore it. It provides the background for what Jews would have believed before they followed Jesus. For me, I do believe if war is necessary, it is a necessary evil. Its evil is sometimes concealed...
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  • Ethics of War
    rights and wrongs of it for almost as long. The Ethics of War starts by assuming that war is a bad thing, and should be avoided if possible, but it recognises that there can be situations when war may be the lesser evil of several bad choices. War is a bad thing because it involves deliberately killing...
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  • All Quiet on the Western Front Book Review
    and atrocities of war and the effects on those who fight the war. He tells the story of Paul Baumer and his comrades who, after being persuaded by their teacher Kantorek, patriotically enlist in the German army. The glory of being a soldier quickly fades and the true horror of war is soon realized....
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  • Poison for the Eyes
    Alifeleti S. Lavulo Professor D. Carney English 20 3 August 2010 Robert Nesta Marley’s War: Revolution Time The song I chose to write about is called “War” and is written by the one and only Robert Nesta Marley. Most know him by Bob which was dubbed his stage name. I chose to write about this particular...
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  • Are Wars Necessary?
    Are Wars Necessary? I think, there are quite few people who actually believe that the war is something good, wholesome and useful. It is and has always been one of the worst and most disgusting, destructive events that can happen. But it is to the same degree wrong to accuse it of all the deadly sins...
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  • Outline the concepts of just war and pacifism
    Outline the key concepts of Just War and Pacifism. A01 [21] The Just war theory maintains that war may be justified if fought only in certain circumstances, and only if certain restrictions are applied to the way in which war is fought. The theory that was first propounded by St Augustine of Hippo...
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