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Periodically in history social systems became so distorted that the dictionary of wars kohn and inequality perpetrated on the weak by the strong virtually demanded changes. And it was only through violence that the grip of the privileged classes could be broken.

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The most profound cases of such constructive violence are those associated with the great revolutionary movements in society. The Church in the fifteenth century had become unacceptably corrupt, straying far from its appointed rounds as human shepherd.


A hundred years of religious wars later a new, better balanced, more equitable and effective system came into being. Could the reforms have been accomplished through good will and good analysis, without the brutal violence? A century and a half after the religious wars wrought their changes, the monarchical system of divine right which was in good measure established to create order out of the chaos of the religious dictionary of wars kohn had become inefficient, corrupt, out of keeping with the economic systems of the day.

The American colonies successfully, though violently, sought a system based on a theory that government derived from the will of the people, not from a divine delegation to an often dictionary of wars kohn dynasty.

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Monarchies gradually disappeared and a better form of government more attuned to the times evolved. Could it have been done by telling the kings and their hangers-on that they were archaic and had to step aside for the welfare of the majority?

Will there always be inequities which can only be corrected in part by violently forcing the haves to share with the have nots? As a realist I must give the undesired answer of Probably Yes.

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dictionary of wars kohn Perhaps war remains as a valued human institution because often when looking back those who survived see that their war ended with desirable, if not fully foreseen, consequences.

Given this history, perhaps it would be unwise to universally condemn war, despite the emotional appeal of shouting a resounding condemnation.

Bad Wars There is as well much violence that leads to little of benefit. The youth who straps explosives to his body and dismembers other young in a disco, is eulogized as a warrior of the faith — dictionary of wars kohn apparently it is for some not so young who drive aircraft, passengers, crews and themselves into the offices of those having nothing to do with war.


Iran sent the flower of its youth to death in Iraq. These events happen, conflicts remain and it is difficult to see benefits materializing.

Hutus and Tutsis butcher demonically and perhaps stop through sheer exhaustion dictionary of wars kohn little resolution. Equally, we cannot eulogize war.

Human society requires beliefs, reasons for being, requires symbols which creates islands for self identification.

Many are sincere in their adherence to their basic beliefs. Violence is promoted with a moral rationale made, but society often does not benefit.

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False prophets lead followers to disaster. Others, power hungry seeking to become historical figures or simply seeking to become wealthy have corrupted these human belief systems and used them as the springboards to reach their aims.

He sought plunder in Kuwait.