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    full view of the public. This would be covered by mass media. A conscientious objector is a person whose beliefs prevent him from being in his country's armed forces. The thought of conscientious objection has existed since the idea of forced military service but was not recognized until the twentieth century, when it was slowly recognized as a vital human right as a part of the freedom of conscience. They were objecting mainly to war, because they believed in peace.…

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    During the Revolutionary War conscientious objectors refused to give any support to the war. Taxes were created to help fund the war effort, but many Quakers refused to pay the taxes and said that they went directly to pay for the war completely bypassing the taxes. Also, as part of their witness for peace they would not swear to an oath of loyalty to the nation. Those who did not swear to the oath were imprisoned by Revolutionary authorities for two years. While in prison as a penalty the…

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    Is love a major affliction that could potentially persuade someone to do their bidding? Well there are two sides to this argument. On one side there is the theory that if the affection directed for a significant other and is strong enough. It causes a person to do and think irrationally or antithetical like their normal dominating persona. For example, an army of honor bound knights are most likely to risk their lives to defend a kingdom and monarch they love. On the other hand, not every…

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    reigning heavyweight champion of the world, in an act of defiance towards the American government, refused induction into the United States military on the grounds that he was a conscientious objector. Ali’s conscience reason was that it would go against the teachings of his religion Islam. He believed he should be exempt from participation in the Vietnam War because it went against his religion to do so. Islam is a religion of peace however it is permitted in self-defence in defence of Islam.…

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    Their budget measure purports that these reforms will save the government $508 million by 2019. This equates to approximately 9,000 families not receiving FTB Part A Supplement and child care benefits and increasing immunisation rates from an average of 91.6% of all children being fully vaccinated (Immunise.health.gov.au, 2015) to 99.6% (assuming 78% of objectors and 100% of those under vaccinated will immunise). To help reach these levels the government will invest $26 million into programs to…

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    Dying, destruction and devastation are three words to describe death. Edna St. Vincent Millay and William Blake described death similarity. They each talk about their feelings towards dying. In “Conscientious Objector,” Edna St. Vincent Millay and “The Fly,” William Blake, the authors portray the idea of death from different perspectives. “Edna St. Vincent Millay was the oldest of three girls.” (Edna 1) She had a difficult childhood because her mother divorced her father because of his…

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    He produced a movie that reflected his spirituality and lead to a sequence of inspirational scenes. At the end of the movie you can see that nothing else was more cherished than the word of God brought by Desmond. What really makes this movie so good is that Desmond Doss was considered a conscientious objector, however, he seemed to be the kindest men in the world for doing what he did not have to. At his Court-Martial Desmond’s words were,”when the world is so set on tearing itself apart, it…

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    War II to serve his country. He was a quiet, skinny kid from Lynchburg, Virginia. When he was a child he grew up surrounded by faith filled people, which affected his life because of it. He was particularly interested in the Ten Commandments, mainly the sixth commandment, “Thou shall not kill”. Even as a young man, Desmond Doss cared for people, “Desmond cared for the sick of his community and church, and generally wanted to help others” (Telzrow). When Doss was an adult he became a deacon for…

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    great merit, character, or value. Desmond Doss incorporates all the attributes listed above and suitably embodies the college statement “ be a pebble of excellence, create a ripple of change.” Private Doss has embodied the college vision statement as he, unlike all his comrades is unwittingly different, choosing to save lives instead of taking. Desmond Doss reflects the college statement because as unlike the other medics and soldier Doss refused to carry any form of weapon, believing that, no…

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    According to the Webster Dictionary, “a conscientious objector is a person who refuses to serve in the military because of moral or religious beliefs. Desmond Doss was the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor. He followed in his steps of his mother who was very spiritual. I think that Doss refuses to carry a gun because his father and brother-law-in had got into altercation. His mother got in between them and persuaded his father to her the gun before the police. Doss…

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