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Whitney McNamara Jonathan Loucks Seminar in Composition 1/25/07 Moral Equivalent of War Nations, General Lea says, are never stationary—they must necessarily expand or shrink, according to their vitality or decrepitude. General Lea’s statement comparing war to a necessity stands out to me as vital to any argument of peace verses war. I once saw picture of a man picketing, holding a sign that stated, “War never solved anything.” The caption for this picture read, “except for fascism, our independence and slavery.” I almost had to laugh at how ridiculously obvious this was. War, unfortunately, is a way of life, or at least, if you have any interest in living. Many argue it’s bred into our ancestry, but I disagree. I feel the nature of war stems from an idea simpler than that. It often frustrates me when someone states that war is not the answer. What is the answer? Waiving the white flag and letting whomever and whatever take over our country that was built on so much pride and shed so many good
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