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War and Its Effects

Flipping through the channels on TV, we are most likely to run over the news of a war going some where on the world. People are always fighting over territory, political ideas, or simply out of faith. It is all this violence that affect us as human beings; we have gotten so used to the image of people being massacred, murdered, and killed in front of our eyes that we see these events without the slightest remorse. Our own children are growing up with the fact that the best way to resolve a problem is to simply go to war. War and violence are making our society crumbled, before we know it we might even destroy the world. After a governmental dispute, a change in ideas, or simple hatred towards nations, a war is engaged. It starts off by sending innocent lives out to war, most of them not knowing that they are going to sacrifice themselves for the cause of their government. Hundreds if not thousands of innocent people would die each day due to the war, but does not mean that it always justifies the end? The answer is no, risking innocent lives is not a debatable issue, its simply is wrong. Gang fights, family disputes, and schools getting attacked by gun men. Our children are growing up with these images in every day life. We have gotten so used to violence and we are accepting it. Example, a guy enters a bank, robs the clerk at gun point, and suddenly decides to kill the clerk and takes all the money with him. Its just a scene of a popular game played by thousands of teens across the world. We let our kids experience it first hand, we teach them to like it. Before we know it they are out on the streets fighting, causing acts of violence towards other people. Which starts a cycle of never ending violence. Wouldn't it be nice if we lived in a world of non-violence? Yes, but we don't. We live in a world where children are taking over. They are shooting at school. Why? because of the lack of attention that they are getting f...

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