Inevitability Essay

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     Snap! In an instant a disagreement has gotten out of hand. In one second beliefs have clashed. In a flash an argument has boiled over…In a single moment, your country has gone to war. Since the dawn of man there have been wars. There has been condescension, discontent, and greed. Since the beginning of time there have been instances of “good versus evil”.
War takes lives. It kills fathers and mothers, brothers and sisters, daughters and sons. War is scary, but it is as necessary as it is inevitable. It is a simple fact that people disagree. Not everyone thinks the same way, everyone has their own individual opinion on topics, whether they be trivial or vital. People have debates and debates can get out of
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Individuals of great influence constantly speak of what they know or understand little about. Without realizing the effects of what they say, public figures regularly comment on how they would handle the situation if they were in the other’s shoes. There are none who can accurately say what they would do if they were in the same situation as someone else. “This experiment […] demonstrates how difficult it is for any of us to listen to our own voice or maintain our own beliefs in the presence of others. If any of you believe you would have marched differently, then ask yourself why you participated in the clapping. Lads there is a great need in all of us to be accepted. However, that need can be like a nasty current, whisking us away unless we’re strong and determined swimmers. Don’t insist on the separate path simply to be different or contrary but trust what is unique about yourselves even if it’s odd or unpopular. As Mr. Robert Frost said, ‘Two roads diverged in a wood, and I… I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference’” (Dead Poets Society). The lives of average citizens can be so easily influenced. When an individual who knows little on a subject and they hear a somewhat rational thought with no contrary facts or counter argument that the same thought becomes their own. What is depressing is that the individual that was influenced was influenced who knew little of what the spoke of. There
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