Profits of War

analytical Essay
563 words
563 words

"Step forward now, you soldier, you’ve borne your burdens well. Walk peacefully on Heaven's streets, you’ve done your time in Hell." This quote by Sgt. Joshua Helterbran is wonderful example of the burden, but also the benefit of war. The soldier paid his time in misery, but now gets to spend eternity in peace, the ultimate payoff. War does not only have to be the declared violence between nations, but can include the war inside an individual's mind, turmoil between loved ones as well. All of these conflicts may be destructive, however they may bring new opulence, if the trial is fronted correctly.
There are many examples throughout the history of the human race that because the faction waged war between each other, and they were benefited more than they were harmed. For example, the Russo-Japanese war in which the inferior country of Japan was able to defeat the colossus and supposedly invincible country of Russia. The Japanese were able to accomplish this feat by using the lessons of previous wars they have participated in, and did not profit, to their advantage. With these lesson...

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how the quote by sgt. joshua helterbran is a wonderful example of the burden, but also the benefit of war.
  • Analyzes how the russo-japanese war helped japan defeat russia and accelerated their industrialization and technological advancements. the american revolution was a perfect example of the capitalization of war.
  • Explains that the war inside an individual is a tricky war to battle. jason is filled with self-doubt, but with encouragement he can slay the metaphoric dragon of doubt and free the land from the iron grasp of evil.
  • Explains that the last warfare individuals face is that of the people around them. the crucible is an excellent example of people being stubborn causing turbulence in the community.
  • Concludes that war is not just an engine of destruction, but it can also be a healing rain. it is up to the individual or faction to decide which side of the coin it falls upon.
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