The Pros And Cons Of War

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War is one of the most controversial topics of any or all generations in or outside the United States. It could be conveyed by many activist’s, that war is corrupt and unnecessary. During the rise of the country we all have grown to call home, war was fought to gain the freedoms and civil liberties that we cling to today. Though war comes with loss, there is much to gain from the aftermath. After the Revolutionary War the thirteen colonies gained freedom from Great Britain. Being that Britain had one of the most well renown Naval fleets of its era, this deemed to be a massive accomplishment for the up rise of the new independent free country that we call the United States of America. Soon after the war of freedom, war set fire internally through…show more content…
The definition broadens when one starts to sit and ponder of the meaning behind war and what war really is. Questions stem from the debates. What is war? why are we involved? Will this affect my taxes? In order to properly answer any question about war, a person will need to examine the word itself. Where did this word and concept even come from? There are some of the earliest depictions of war projected through the bible. The war of heaven and hell, and even to go as far as the fight on Christians, that soon will lead to the holy wars. If we are to truly understand what war is and if it is truly needed, we have to examine the meaning of the word itself and the cause and effects of how it has affected history all through the…show more content…
there is the talk of war in every history book, in the media, even the Bible has texts that describe war. In the book of Samuel, it states “18 And the LORD sent you on a mission and said, ‘Go, devote to destruction the sinners, the Amalekites, and fight against them until they are consumed.” War is fought for a multitude of reasons. Whether being for a countries gain, to protect one’s civil rights, or to try to create a mass genocide of a certain ethnicity. War has neither a right nor wrong answer. From the war of the past, we have the society we call home in this modern age. The Revolutionary War which is considered to be one of the most influential historical moments in history. It was fought to free ourselves from the tyranny of the British empire and what came of it was the Declaration of Independence. “We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness”. By the impacts of war, war can influence change whether good or bad, or better for
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