• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

War should always be avoided. Do you agree?

Extracts from this document...


´╗┐war should always be avoided. do you agree? I disagree with the statement that war should always be avoided because war is usually the last resort and is only done after a long amount of thought and consideration. Wars can sometimes be essential for fighting against oppression and unfairness. This means that if a war was not waged then the people who live in the area will continue to suffer and this is not acceptable and hence war can be considered to be a good thing on such grounds and should not be avoided. ...read more.


He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves? . This shows Jesus using violence to solve an issue for a greater cause and this is exactly why wars are considered to be acceptable as they can be there for the greater good. On the other hand war should always be avoided because there is always other ways to come to an agreement and this is much better than killing innocent people and civilians through the use of WMD?s. Killing is against the golden rules of Islam and Christianity. ...read more.


Also, sometimes war can be avoided with ease such as peace conferences and agreements and this in turn can save lives and money too and hence war should always be avoided as it saves lives. In my opinion I believe that war should be avoided but it is not always. It should be avoided when the reason to fight for is not as good such as for land. Also war must be avoided if it does not follow the just war rules set by religions. It can be waged to save lives and save countries from dictators. It is always a last resort and can be helpful for freedom or independence. Hence I think that war should be avoided but not always. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Morality of War section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Morality of War essays

  1. Non-violence is an effective answer to prejudice. Do you agree?

    It was usually just name calling but at one point I was pushed into a patch of stinging nettles and another time threatened to be strangled.

  2. Christian views on a just war.

    They are all ways in which the believer can do their action knowing that they are not doing evil, and having God beside them all the way. The most recent event of late to do with war conflict is the Iraq war.

  1. Domestic violence.

    9699564 Inclusions and exclusions were not mentioned. Statistical analysis was carried out using Microsoft Excel software ensuring accuracy. Results were listed in the text and not in the form of graphs or tables which may have been useful to the reader.

  2. "Violence is an inappropriate response to racism." Do you agree?

    The Quakers are a group of Christians who are pacifists and they talk about using 'weapons' of love, telling the truth, co-operation and non-violence. Violence can also help to confirm stereotypes. For example, let's say there was a black man, who said, "all whites are nasty".

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work