According to Webster’s New Collegiate Dictionary, war is described as “a state of hostility, conflict, or antagonism; a state of usual open and declared armed hostile conflict between states or nations; a struggle between opposing forces or for a particular end.” This is a logical explanation, but it brings up a question. Is war all bad? Can’t war have good points as well as bad ones? There are good things, too. You don’t believe me?
In Why Nations Go to War, Dr.John G Stoessinger talks about the role of individuals in starting wars. He is of the view that factors like economics, nationalism, alliance networks and even fate are often put forward as the primary reasons for the outbreak of a war, but the human element, the personalities, the hopes and fears and the particular worldview of the individual leaders of the country are not given nearly as much importance. The writer points out that wars are after all, started by people and to a large extent, the book deals with the lead up to the moment when people finally decide to go to war. The author holds a Ph.D. from Harvard and has taught at Harvard, M.I.T, Columbia and Princeton. He won the Bancroft Prize for his book, The Might of Nations and he has served as acting director for the political affairs division at the United Nations.
Throughout history, mankind has waged war against each other various reasons. These reasons are often times proven to be trivial and superfluous thus making wars preventable. The American civil war was a war that was inevitable because of key events leading up to the war divided the country to the point where it made war unpreventable. The first issue that made the civil war unavoidable was the Declaration of Independence (cite). The writer of the Declaration was Thomas Jefferson who wrote it based off the ideals of the enlightenment period.
Ethno-violence this type of crime doesn’t call for legal normal however, is still a hate crime. Mission hate crimes are an act of “war” against different people. Thrill hate crime are usually done by a younger crowd seeking pleasure. There are different hate groups everywhere such as, White Supremacy, Neo-Nazi, Volksfront, Racist Skinheads, Hammerskins, American Front, The Vinlanders Social Club, Supreme White Alliance, Fraternal White Knights, Racists prison groups. The list goes on and on however, with all the hate groups they all mean the same thing and they all commit crimes against other people.
War is a phenomenon that nations and people are trying to avoid from the very be-ginning is still next to them, but now it has changed and sometimes it is hard to rec-ognize all its new forms and measures that we are facing in the XXI century. In all meanings, war negatively affects people’s lives, states economies, and sometimes it can last for short period or years, then it can break for a while or stop, but it will never end in all of its forms as a whole and of course with various consequences. The fol-lowing essay will argue reasons why war will never end. Also, it will describe how war is changing its typical forms and its positive and negative aspects. Further on this essay will touch upon several definitions on what war is and how war as a ‘phenomenon’ is organized and conducted between two or more different states, organizations or groups of people within or outside the country.
There are a number of different causes of war and conflict, the main ones are; - Politics; Different political parties have different thoughts and opinions on things. Sometimes this opinions clash with each other and it causes conflict. Border disputes and disputes over territory can all cause war as people want to fight for their land. An example of conflict that started because of this is the conflict between India and Pakistan over Kashmir. NATO can also cause countries to go into war because if one of the NATO countries gets invaded, it is seen as though all of the countries are involved; this is what started the Second World War.
The face of Criminal Justice and its laws has forever been changed, largely in part due to the KKK. Had Congress and Politicians been able to foresee what effect the KKK would have on the US and set in place measures to stop them before they became powerful, would the hate crimes and hate groups of today be as prominent? There will always be hatred in the world. There will always be people, groups, and organizations that do not agree or accept certain lifestyles, religions, races, and ethnicity. Perhaps though, had the KKK and those that
However, terrorism can be taken care of and controlled by other countries through war. Climate change could also be seen as a type of terrorism. The threat that it poses is that the world will slowly change into something that has not been experienced before and will ultimately bring destruction. Unless these changes are stopped, they will continue until it has followed through with completing its
Why can’t everyone be friends? This is a common question people throughout the world today ask. With rising conflicts and wars throughout the world, people wonder why these conflicts occur. The general cause is differences in the way their society is ran. The differences in political, economic and military cause wars and conflict.
Unfortunately, the propositions made by John Lennon in these lines are unattainable. This is because world peace is a pipe dream. World peace is a pipe dream because it is in our nature to quarrel, when problems unavoidably arise, it is not always possible to solve them peacefully, there will always be powerful people who want war, and there are several mental disorders that will make a person bound to be involved in conflict. One reason why world peace is a pipe dream is because humans are naturally inclined to be involved in conflict and it is sometimes necessary for survival. Human conflict has been in existence since our first known ancestors were alive.