Conflict is inevitable and the concequences are felt for generations. Essay

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Conflict is inevitable and the concequences are felt for generations. There is one struggle in life that everybody in the world has experienced, not just in today’s society but throughout history that evokes emotion and always has lasting consequences, whether they are positive or negative. That struggle is known as conflict. Conflict is shown in many diffrent forms including internal to external to large scale and racial. The conflict of racism extends for 100s of years from the Jew's in the Holocaust World War Two to our own cultural racism of the Aboriginals. Throughout history the concequences of racism has been deverstating but the effects are felt for generations. One display of a struggle can be shown in the Holocaust, the attempted genocide of the Jewish people during WWII that resulted in the deaths of over six million European Jews. The effects of such an enormous loss of life can still be felt today by the surviving victims and the families that lost loved ones. In one study conducted by Bower in 1996, it was found that the children of Holocaust survivors have a higher risk of developing psychiatric symptoms such as depression, anxiety and post traumatic stress disorder by being exposed to their traumatised parents. This not only proves that conflict has devastating effects on those involved but also for the future generations as well. On a smaller but no less horrific scale, the Indigenous people of Australia were massacred because the European settlers were ignorant to their unique way of life. Combined with many other tragic events since the time of European settlement, right up to the time of stolen generation and fighting for their land rights, the Indigenous people have been longing for peace and justice. Unfortunately, a serve of justice isn’t the only thing plaguing their lives. Even today, the native Australians have a life expectancy

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