The Light Of The Paris Attacks Essay

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In the light of the Paris attacks, I think the topic of nonviolence is an important one. The world is watching, waiting, wanting to know what France’s move will be as a counter to this. I believe the response will potentially shape the rest of my life. Do they go after those who attacked? Will they start a war with ISIS? Or will they ignore the terrorist threat and try to heal the wounds they opened? If another war is started, we can be sure the United States will be involved. I honestly think a snowball effect will happen, until the war we currently fight will no longer be the War on Terror, but World War III. Those words are scary ones. After World War I, everyone thought wars would be over, that humans had learned their lesson. Obviously not all of us had, and World War II happened. These two wars almost completely knocked out an entire generation each. Now we have bigger and better weapons, would World War III only knock out a generation? I really think it would completely eliminate a majority of the human race. Now is the time, more than ever, for us to use words instead of weapons to fight our battles. The pen is mightier than the sword, after all. I believe I am a nonviolent person. This does not mean I will not argue for what I stand for, but it does mean I am willing to pick my battles. Never will I fight for something to point of someone else or myself getting physically hurt. Life is too precious to stomp around and waste it. This is unfathomable to me. If…

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