Peace Essay CWP-101

Peace Essay CWP-101 - For Poverty to End, We Need to...

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For Poverty to End, We Need to Achieve Peace Much of society today is based upon war. With war comes the  inevitable issue of poverty. To decrease the level of poverty throughout  the world, societies as a whole need to strive for peace. If the idea, that  war solves present problems in a nation or even worldly, was abolished,  poverty would decrease due to the direct correlation of increased war  leads to increased poverty. From this relationship, it is determined that  achieving peace will result in a direct decrease in poverty.  Presently, the United States demonstrates the inverse relationship  between peace and poverty, where a decrease in peace leads to an  increase in poverty. Currently, there are roughly 750,000 homeless  citizens in the US. Instead of putting millions, even billions of dollars into  helping these people, the money is put towards funding a war. The  conflict in the Middle East is one of the major focuses of the United  State’s budget. The money that could be used towards decreasing the  poverty level in the US is instead being used on an overseas issue that 
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within its self is controversial in today’s society. Billions of dollars are  needed to fight a war, the Middle East conflict being no exception. If the  focus of our nation was within its self, the money being used to fight the  war could be used for decreasing poverty. With this being said, if peace  was achieved between the Middle East and the United States, a larger 
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course CWP - 3335 taught by Professor Thomasw.stender during the Spring '07 term at Buffalo State.

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