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War is necessary in human society Introduction War, in the broadest sense, is a violent contact of distinct but similar entities (Wright 3-6). Different people may have very different opinions towards war. To some people, war is a plague which ought to be eliminated or a mistake which should be avoided; to others, it is an anachronism which no longer servers any purpose. However, there are some who take a more receptive attitude toward war and regard it as an instrument which may be useful, and...

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Wars

Essay on Wars – Destructive for Humanity. War is, without argument the worst collective experience of humanity. It has created new nations on the rubbles of destroyed cities and humans dead. It involves mass killing without humane feelings even if short and swift. Our recent experience with Kargil, which was not even not even a full-fledged war, reopened the sordidness of military action. Wars, when prolonged like the World Wars, result in human brutality, mass extermination of races and...

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The Wars

War is a fact of life. As long as there are humans, there will be war. In past times, for a man to go to war, it was viewed as romantic and heroic. But, these ideas have faded and vanished throughout the course of the 20th century. War can be horrific, like a bad nightmare, and can easily break the human spirit, which is not a t all fragile. In his novel, "The Wars", Timothy Findley develops the idea that war, in and of itself, is meaningless, unjustified, and irrational. PART I "The Wars" is...

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WAR

 WAR By: Michael Najmulski Historically, war has been the leading solution for solving conflicts globally. Though combat tactics have become increasingly more sophisticated over many centuries. The ability to affect and change the world through war stayed the same. All the while, the mentality of the public has become increasingly dissociative, and people have less interest on a large scare. From World War I until now, war has constantly evolved, and support has constantly fluctuated. ...

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War Is Unpredictable

War Essay “War is unpredictable”. To an extent war is unpredictable, however the meaningless punishment and demoralising conduct is something that soldiers experience constantly throughout war. In Owen’s poem “Anthem for Doomed Youth” he diminishes the patriotism and heroism that is commonly associated with war and replaces it with depictions of the harsh punishment and perfidious death of youth in war. Correspondingly in his poem “Dulce et Decorum Est” he extends the theme of unpatriotic behaviour...

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Unjust War

War is a very sensitive subject that most people have very opinionated and specific ideas about. Some believe that war can be a justifiable operation and others recognize it as an unjust act that harms human life. No matter what side you look at both opinions can generally agree that resorting to war risks human life and creates hostility that could easily be prevented. Even though those that promote war apprehend that it as protection, in actuality it causes more harm than good by the loss of...

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Children and War

How do children experience war and what coping assistance do they need from adults? What can we do to raise children in war torn times. According to a report by the London based International Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers, an estimated 300,000 children in more than 80 countries are participating in armed conflict. I personally feel that children experience war because adults bring them into this conflict. Professor Henninger mentioned in his post, “Culture plays a big part,”...

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war essay

Wilfred Owen’s personal experience at war is reflected in his poetry, depicting the brutality of war and conflict. He portrays his perspective about human conflicts in his poetry and effectively conveys the truth about the agony of war in his war poems, ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’ (Dulce) and ‘Mental Cases’. To portray his attitudes towards war, Owen uses a diversity of poetic devices to shock and emotionally stir his readers. As a semi-autobiographical recount, Owen criticises the suffering and psychological...

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effects of war

study is to find out the effects of war on a soldier financial decision making process. Militarism has countless costs, from lives lost in armed conflict to environmental degradation to damage to the physical mental and emotional of the troops involved. The study focuses on the challenges faced by soldiers during their financial decision process. This is particularly after war and what can be the possible solution to this problem. According to the international law, war is an armed conflict between two...

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War Is Futile

Prompt: “War is futile” Discuss in relation to Owen’s poems (Ducle and Anthem for Doomed Youth). Wilfred Owen once wrote, “All a poet can do today is warn. That is why the true Poets must be truthful.” Owen’s poetry on war can be described as a passionate outrage over the horrors of war and pity for the young soldiers sacrificed in it. By combining gruesome images, effective similes and a range of other poetic techniques Owen evokes an appalling picture that war is futile because soldiers were...

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