War And Impact

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FACULTY OF APPLIED SOCIAL SCIENCE
MAY/2014
MPW1153/2153
WAR AND IMPACT
NAME: Aw Swee Sian
LEARNING CENTRE: Kelantan Learning Centre
Table of Contents
1.0 Introduction1
2.0 War and Reasons2
2.1 Colonialism2
2.2 Independence2
2.3 Religious Dispute3
2.4 Economical Gain4
3.0 Moral of Principle4
3.1Principle of Duty5
3.2 Principle of Ambition6
3.3 Principle of Badness6
3.4 Principle of Human Evolution6
4.0 War and Preventions7
4.1 Strengthen the Political Relationship8
4.2 Develop Closer Bond Between religion8
4.3 Education and Awareness8
4.4 Involvement in Non Governmental Organization9
4.5 Curb Racial Profiling9
4.0 Summary10
References11
Introduction
Why does war happen? War happens for various reasons like greed, glory, religion, economic and colonialism. Before we go further on those issues, let define war. Oxford dictionary define war as a state of armed conflict between different countries or different groups within country. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy defines war as an actual, intentional and widespread armed conflict between political communities. Regardless of however war was defined; it was never good situations for one to be involved in. Throughout history, power and colonialism was achieved through war and the earliest civilization of Mesopotamia was recorded as the first war ever happen. The First World War was sparked with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir of Austro-Hungarian throne in Sarajevo on 28th June 1914. The death of Ferdinand is the start of events of global war. World War 2 left devastating impact to thousands from all over the world and it was known as the biggest mass war that ever happen.
In this assignment, the writer will touch on the reason why war happened and discussions on the war from a moral principle point of view, like the principle of duty, principle of badness, principle of human evolution and principle of ambition point of view. It is important to understand this issue to



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