Peace Essays

Peace and Disarmament

War is one of the greatest risks to countries, its inhabitants and the world in its entirety. It has even become a symbol of the rich countries, considering the fact that most of its power were acquired through violence. In other words, war has become a tool in the quest for power, disguised as quest for the protection of peace. However, this quest, has consequences, which directly affect the populace not only of the countries part of the war, but…

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Peace and Freedom

General accounts that place the American combat experience in the broader context of the 1918 campaign can be found in literature. Authors provide sound overviews of the AEF’s European combat experience. Accounts of specific battles contain an excellent general description of the Marine combat experience on the Western Front. Perhaps influenced by recent trends in military history, many authors have attempted to come to grips with the war’s impact on the individual soldier. Authors look at the Army’s treatment of…

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World Peace

Have you ever wondered if world peace is something that we truly desire? If so, why haven’t we started doing something in order to achieve it? I’m going to tell you why: Because it doesn’t exist. Peace has become one of the most important everlasting issues in all centuries, and it’s a concept that will continue to haunt future generations as long as we keep on doing nothing to make it happen. It is an utopian idea which consists of…

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Peace Movements Which Change the Future of the World

In the past, there had been tremendous amounts of struggles by many people in the world. Actions of activism and rebellion was often heard during the past years specifically during the 1930’s up to the 1970’s was the height of the realization that reform and actions should be made in order to create changes within their countries. In the early years of our history, it had been a trend for different nations to impose violence whenever there are conflicts or…

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Let Us Give Peace a Chance

In just a numbers of hours, thousands of brutalities, ferocity and violence quickly disperse around the world. And because of this alarming incident, many creative minds come up of the different ideas on how to foster peace in this world. Even the children have their own concepts on promoting peace on earth even though in their own little way. As well as the youth which use their strength and aptitude in helping in the dissemination of harmony in every country….

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The Sinews of Peace

I am thankful to Westminster College for giving me an honorary degree this afternoon. It is in this institution where I received a very large part of my education in politics, dialectic, rhetoric, and other things. I am thankful also to the President of the United States, despite of his heavy burdens, duties, and responsibilities, managed to introduce me to this academic audience. I am going to offer this Address which I called “The Sinews of Peace” today to which…

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War Is Peace

As the Night set in over Afghanistan on October 7th 2001, the night was suddenly ablaze with display of light and sound. Ironically it was a Black Sunday for the people of Afghanistan. The U. S conducted air raids on Afghanistan. Afghanistan was already in rubble. Were these attacks justified? These raids were telecast on TV channels. Many innocent children witnessed these intense episodes of blood shed. For every terrorist killed, many innocent lives were wiped out. These killings created…

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Paris and Peace

Serene tried to remember the last time she and her cousin, Tina actually behaved like family, but she had to make a truce with her nonetheless. This truce was her ticket to freedom in a new city, a new country and the action necessary to please her parents. Tina was now her roommate. Selena knew her parents would never have allowed her to study Philosophy in Chicago without a chaperone. Tina fit that role in Serena’s new life, but how…

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Winning the Peace in Iraq

In The Iraq War: A Military History, published in 2003, Williamson Murray and Robert H. Scales had written that while the United States military excels at fighting a war, it does not necessarily know how to win the peace. In point of fact, both the Bush administration as well as the military had been unprepared for nation-building activities that must necessarily follow the fight. The solution lies beyond the national security structure that the U. S. appeared ready to build….

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Peace Cultures in Action Today

In “Peace Cultures in Action Today”, the author argues that some small isolated societies manage to create a culture of peace that often ends or is severely modified when they begin interacting with outside cultures. The argument then is that the greater society of the world is less peaceful than these small isolated societies. This theory warrants further study, especially in the area of how these societies react when confronted with societies that do not have the same values. For…

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