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The Wars Essay

 War has always been and will continue to be a life altering event for the people of its time. While only the soldiers may be at battle, the world continues to be at war, and as a result, people change. It is greatly debated how and in what mannerisms does war force people to adapt. In Timothy Findley’s, The Wars, there are several examples of how humans adjust to accommodate the unfamiliar effects of war. Often, what is unfamiliar is unknown, and what is unknown can be chaotic. Keeping that...

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texans and war

Charles David Grear Texans and War: New interpretations of the State’s Military History (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2012) Alexander Mendoza and Charles Grear are both scholars of phenomenal books they have published. Mendoza and Grear decided to collaborate on a book that was published on February 29, 2013 by Texas A&M University Press, 2012. This book discusses the reputation and the martial prowess of Texas Union and the rumors about the wars of Texas. These men grew up in...

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Principle of War

PRINCIPLES OF WAR 1. Selection and maintenance of the aim It is imperative not to take the first step without considering the last Clausewitz was actually defining what is called the ‘end state’. Jomini also believed that the end state had to be stated in unambiguous political objectives, so that clear campaign objectives could be compiled. This requirement remains as relevant today as it was then.  Selection and maintenance of the aim are often referred to as the Master Principle. A single...

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Price Wars

Price Wars in the Wireless Market 1. Who are the key players in this industry? The key players in the wireless industry are Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile. With these four companies controlling 90% of the market, there are no other ‘key players’ in the industry. U.S. Cellular is not quite a ‘key player’, however they do hold approximately 2.4% of the customer nationwide and must be in the overall picture. In addition, the data suggests that...

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Inevitability of War

An Exigency of Caliber “All war is a symptom of man’s failure as a thinking animal.” (Steinbeck) On March 20th, 2003 I took this picture as my convoy crossed the breach into Iraq.  We were the first Marines to lead the march up to Baghdad. I returned with a heavy conscience and apprehension for our future causing me to bury most feelings involving this subject. But current events in our country’s global affairs have given me the courage to revisit my past experiences and explore the foundations...

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The War in Uganda

The War in Uganda “We make war that we may live in peace.” This is a quote that the famous Aristotle said but is this always true? The civil war that is currently going on in Uganda is a case that the war being made is not so the people can live in peace, but rather live in a country that is completely divided. The war in Uganda is driving the people of this country to vast extremes and far away from peace. Throughout this war, it has always been the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) against the government...

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Philosophy of war

The Philosophy of War War is an intentional conflict that is widespread and considered a phenomenon between political communities. There are three main perspectives of the ethics of war. Just War Theory is the most influential perspective of war. Realism is very influential amongst political scientist, as well as practitioners of international relations. Literal and straightforward, a pacifist rejects war and specific kinds and degree of violence. War is an actual armed conflict, thus...

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Wilfred Owen War Poems

in WW1. Discuss” Wilfred Owens collection of letters and poetry can be seen as incredibly insightful accounts of the experiences of war. Owens dramatic personal transformation is evident in the evolution of his writing due his surrounding influences such as Sassoon, and his experiences with war, and it is in this change of writing we witness the way in which war and its barbaric conditions can utterly transform a man. It is this notion which Owen attempts to convey through his writing, and the...

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The impact of war on medieval literature

aspect of life that has always been in the lives of people since the beginning of time and has greatly influenced the history of the world, as well as the development of literature, is war. “War is the subject of literature because it has such a significant effect on humans” (Bergd 09). Throughout the medieval times, war was very common. The warlike Germanic tribes that dominated Europe before the Middle Ages heavily influenced the ideas of chivalry and glory from warfare. From their tales of battle...

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Theme Of Ignorance In War Poetry

order for war to thrive, a state of ignorance must be perpetuated. War is the pinnacle contradiction against human morality, and for one to be able to betray all sense of ethics, one must abandon the knowledge of this gruesome reality. The theme of ignorance supplementing war is exhibited by three anti-war poems, Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen, Vergissmeinnicht by Keith Douglas, and War is Kind by Stephen Crane. Although all of these poems center around a different aspect of war, the central...

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