Achieving peace

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  • Essay on Achieving Peace Through Militarism

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    (the works cited are missing form this paper) The modern state’s approach to peace is primarily a justification for militarism and warfare. Examples of this include the proliferation of nuclear capabilities, the “war on terror,” and what time, money, and forces are dedicated to military action compared to peacekeeping missions through the U.N. The issue of nuclear warfare is a good example of militarism justified by supposed need for defense and security. Donald Davidson’s book explains that

  • The Nature Of Inner Peace

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    The nature of inner peace is complex and multifaceted. Peace is not merely the absence of hostility, violence or war but encompasses a larger concept whereby inner peace is attained. Peace begins with individual awareness and personal response to the teachings of the religious traditions. An individual’s understanding of peace is expressed through the principal teachings drawn from the sacred texts of Christianity and Islam that is, the New Testament and the Quran respectively. These teachings guide

  • Murphy And LackeysPerception Of War And Terrorism

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    conflict within our societies or beyond is far better than bearing arms to resolve disputes. More so, in the article Murphy pointed out that some of the fundamental justification for her entire premises about reconciliation and it morality towards peace making. In addition to the above point, I also agree with Murphy’s argument that extrapolating the political concept of forgiveness from the personal one has significant problems which are currently disturbing

  • How Did Immanuel Kant Contribute To The Shaping Of The International System And The United Nations

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    world peace. One leading figure with great contribution to this thought is Immanuel Kant. “Immanuel Kant (1724–1804) is the central figure in modern philosophy. He synthesized early modern rationalism and empiricism and continues to exercise a significant influence in, epistemology, ethics, political philosophy etc.” (Michael, 2016). One of his most widely known and perhaps, the most relevant works on the concept of world government (he called it world federation), is entitled perpetual peace.

  • The Phases Of Conflict By Ceasefire And Post Agreement Essay

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    people will almost certainly be highly angered at the opposing sides for events that occur during conflict. Not only that, but often times, conflicting parties never even reach this point. Some conflicts only end in a ceasefire and never reach a full peace

  • Analysis Of The Dayton Accords

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    As Bill Clinton spoke at the University of Dayton for the Peace Accords 20th Anniversary, he said, “There’s still a lot of work to do to reap the full promise of Dayton… Still for too many people they believe every tomorrow will be like yesterday.” Clinton, the president at the time of the Dayton Accords, has never defined what this “promise” was and therein lies some of the problem. The overall vagueness of this statement and the ambiguous goals of Dayton makes it difficult to determine just how

  • Peace Is Complex And Multi Faceted. Peace

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    The notion of peace is complex and multi-faceted. Peace is not merely the absence of hostility, violence or war, but encompasses a larger concept wherein there are various contributing factors such as healthy international relationships, security in matters of global or economic welfare and equality and fairness in political relationships. The nature of peace is also tied to concerns of the causes for it’s loss – be them social justice, economic inequality or political and religious radicalism. By

  • Why Is World War 1 Inevitable

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    world powers of the time had been more well versed in peace building customs that the war might have been avoided. However, the war seems to stem from a root of greed, which eventually manifested itself in a violent outburst, rather than stemming from a root of ignorance of peaceful practices. The war itself boils down

  • What Does It Mean To Say That All Christians Should Be Pacifists?

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    All Christians should be pacifists because Jesus has told us to live in peace and that God is the one to judge. However, god also has told us to prepare for war in the Old Testament which means all Christians cannot be pacifist if they are preparing for war. Some Christians believe achieving peace means rejecting the use of violence. Christians who hold this reject this view focus on Jesus teaching on ’love thy neighbor’, even when Jesus faced his own enemies (the Romans) Jesus gave himself up to

  • The Charter Of The United Nations

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    purpose of maintaining “international peace and security, and to that end: to take effective collective measures for the prevention and removal of threats to the peace, and for the suppression of acts of aggression or other breaches of the peace, and to bring about by peaceful means, and in conformity with the principles of justice and international law, adjustment or settlement of international disputes or situations which might lead to a breach of the peace.” Overall, the organization is meant to

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