Pros and cons of war

Stef's Cave


I haven’t talked about war a whole lot on this site, mainly because it’s been very hard for me to decide my stance on the issue of war. On the one hand, it results in many, many innocent lives being lost. But on the other hand, it can provide money and jobs, and hey, it wasn’t always that bad.

In the ancient times, there were more honourable reasons for war, and if there weren’t, then at least the conflicting nations were fighting honestly (as in no chemical warfare). Now flash forward to the present, where today we have cowardly methods of fighting, which include chemical warfare, the H-bomb, and even the ability to coax nations into submission by threatening them with the big bad nuclear bomb.

In order to determine my own stance on war, I’m going to list the perceived advantages and disadvantages, weigh them against each other, and…

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