The Spark That Ignites The Fire

1448 WordsMay 24, 20166 Pages
Disagreement: The Spark That Ignites the Fire Many people say that peace is an ideal. That peace is obtained through mutual understanding, but that there will never be agreement of any kind amongst the 7.4 billion people that share this earth. Many people say war is inevitable, that war is born from disagreement, and that there will always be disagreement. “I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its stupidity.” -Dwight D. Eisenhower. Matt Cole, Gary Sukowaty and Art Hasler are the soldiers who have lived it. They are not only capable of hating war on the scale Eisenhower expresses, but they are also capable of opening the eyes of people who have never seen it. They can proceed to explain unexplainable thoughts and feelings. How war can unlock the coldest part of your soul, torturously poking at your darkest thoughts, while you practice displaying a content facade. War will always stay the same, and it will continue to change men and women over time, for better or for worse. Disagreement will always surround you. Whether it’s you against your siblings, or your country against another. It’s almost as though all the continents are siblings, that have to share one room called the world. Only it isn’t so much of a one on one argument, as it is billions on billions of people that can have contradicting views. Some people do say that war is inevitable, that all 7.4 billion of us need to resolve our problems somehow. And it all
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