Essay about World Peace is NOT Possible

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Due to the nature of humankind, the imbalance in wealth and power, and diversity in culture and religion global peace is not a genuine possibility. First, I will define human nature from a biblical prospective. I will then examine the state of nature in the context of Glaucon and Thomas Hobbes. Finally, I will draw on the literature of Immanuel Kant, and Jean Baudrillard. For the greater good within us, we would all like to live in a world without war, a world where competition is replaced by co-operation and individual freedom. However, this will never be; it was from the beginning of creation, that the internal violence or conflict within humankind was manifested. Genesis 4:8, stated that, “Cain killed his brother Abel …show more content…
In the article titled, “The spirit of Terrorism”, by Jean Baudrillard, 2001, He captures the notion that “evil is everywhere and is an incomprehensible object of desire” (pp.1). He further went on to explain that war is horrific and demeaning to humanity but it has its contribution. Furthermore, war ended, European supremacy and the colonial era, Nazism and Communism. I support this argument, there is evil all around us, lurking in wait. Many would argue that with war comes great suffering and pain, lost of lives, years of civilization has been wiped out with just a bomb and individuals who survive war are often emotionally, physically, and psychological damage. For example, when the U.S. dropped the bomb on Hiroshima. To rebuild a country to its original state after a war takes years but there is just cause for war. Hence, in the context of war done to achieve what is deemed as the greater good, we can draw on the example of eliminating Nazism, European reined and the fall of Sadam Hussian. Indeed, many innocent people lost their lives but the consequences of war are bloodshed and suffering.
Glaucon myth, on the Ring of Gyges revealed that all people are essentially egoistic and a good person is easily corrupted if the opportunity presents itself. Even though this is a myth, I do believe it has a potential to be true. Take the military, marine, and the navy for example, both men and woman, have

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