Why Conflict Is Wrong

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Conflict is a huge issue in today’s world. Trying to stop nations from fighting is one of the most difficult tasks to accomplish, but what most people do not realize is that conflict is much easier to start than it is to end. A political cartoon about war and peace, as well as a quote by Albert Einstein represent this. Albert Einstein once said, “I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.” Einstein is saying that that if the United States and the Soviet Union dropped nuclear bombs, it would have probably started World War III. If both nations dropped bombs on each other, there would be nothing left. Therefore, the next war would be fought with sticks and stones, the only thing that we have left. This quote is correct. With the amount of nuclear bombs in the world, some nations, such as North Korea, they will use those nuclear weapons and defy nuclear weapon laws. These countries are so drawn to…show more content…
Someone who seems to have agreed with Einstein’s words was Alva Myrdal, a Swedish Nobel Peace Prize Winner and politician. She once said, “all mankind is now learning that these nuclear weapons can only serve to destroy, never become beneficial.” Myrdal is correct. In today’s world, nuclear weapons can destroy everything, and it even makes the world more dangerous due to the quantity of weapons in the world. Myrdal and Einstein’s words are relatable, because both are trying to say that nuclear weapons are very dangerous, as they can destroy even an entire world. In a like manner, there are multiple real-life events that could relate to Einstein’s words. The North Korean nuclear threat is a perfect example. With the immense amount of North Korean missiles, they could be used at any time. This could potentially destroy so much of the world, relating to why World War 4 would be fought with sticks and
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