Crusader Persuasive Essay

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<BR> <br>On August 19, 1993 the FBI assaulted the compound of the Branch Davidian cult in Waco, Texas with tear gas after a standoff. The medieval crusaders could best be identified with the FBI attacking someone different from themselves for “the better good.” Who is to blame is not what should be asked, but why it started in the first place? This paper will now show the perspective of a “modern” crusader explaining the Waco standoff and murders. <br> As a crusader, I find that the raid by the U.S. Government was a necessary evil in order to bring peace. It really solved more problems than it caused and should be looked at as a moral victory for our great country. The use of tear gas should have made the Davidians surrender, but instead they only committed suicide in spite of the good intentions of the FBI. Since Branch Davidians are really cult followers, are evil sinister people, and trying to overthrow our government and force people to join their pagan sect, we had every right to go beyond the law and the Constitution. In order to keep peace, the truth should not be told, because it would be too upsetting for people who do not know what was “really” going on. Since we did not truly know what these people were doing,…show more content…
It is a mystery as to why they shot at us just because we shot at them first. One would think that they would just surrender, especially since our government
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