Peace In The World: The Idea Of World Peace

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Every leader in the world aims to find a lasting solution to the problems that plague our planet but so far, peace on earth has continued to be an elusive dream. There are many movements, conferences, groups and communities all over the world that promote the idea of world peace. Philosophers, theologians, politicians, and other great thinkers from the past up to the present have offered many formulas and ideas for achieving peace but no one has yet came up with a solid, functioning model that will better our worlds issues. Freud’s theory of the ego and the id states that all humans have a sense of right, and wrong and make choices constantly through the day, these choices affect not only one’s self but those around as well.
Why is world peace so difficult to achieve? Perhaps, it was never meant to be achieved, and as Decartes would argue, is not real. Perhaps the answer lies within one’s self. What have we done to make the world a better place to live in? How have we treated our brothers and our neighbours? If one looks at the philosophies and teachings of great men and the number of world peace movements that have risen out of nowhere, the issue assumes even more layers and textures than the original idea.
Is it possible to achieve world peace? Some great thinkers believe so. However, if you are asking whether it can possibly happen in our lifetime, then that is something no one can answer. Only time can tell, but as long as everybody makes a conscious effort to work for it, then maybe society stands a chance of seeing the first signs of world peace unfold.
There are different ideas as to what constitutes world peace. Some people think it is the resolution of conflict that will bring about w...

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... is no solution for world peace, there are many proposed ideas, and plans to accomplish it, with some better than others. Currently our world faces daily wars, murders, and devastations at the hands of peace keepers killing to promote peace. Immanuel Kant’s proposed plan for peace found in his paper, Perpetual Peace, shines a different perspective on the communications of the human race, and offers a thorough two stage plan to achieve world peace. There will always be a search for peace, and until society learns to work together, there will always be war over territory, and supremacy. The common good has fallen out of the sights of many and may never be regained, but perhaps the reason for social unjust and the lack of peace is because there is no common good amongst us, and until the meaning of life is revealed, there will never be a common good amongst all humans.

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