“If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich,” said President John F. Kennedy during his inaugural speech on January 20, 1961 (Weitsman15). Unlike presidents before him, Kennedy had a desire to reform the American attitude of ignorance and apathy...
Why We Never Need to Worry about World Peace
World Peace is something that will never happen. Too many countries have too much military power and don't want to give in to any other country. War is something that the world is going to have to deal with because there has been very few years over the...
the world is encouraged to recognize that day as a day of peace. I think it is quite easy for people to look at places around the world where there is clearly hostility going on, whether it be the Middle East, Africa, or inner cities in the United States, and think why can’t there simply be peace. To...
April 19, 2012
Brave New Comparisons
Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World bears several similarities to Thomas More’s Utopia and George Orwell’s 1984. Brave New World and 1984, governments seize control of citizen’s personal liberties, such as freedom. Both plots feature a character recognizing the growing...
the Culture of Peace in the World
- James Ramdinmawia
Aizawl, Mizoram, India
"I am standing for Peace and Non-violence.
Why the world is fighting fighting
Why the people of the world
Are not following Mahatma Gandhi"
No doubt, the world is a vast battle-field...
writer led a live of 62 years, from 1899 to 1961. In 1917, when he graduated from public school, he joined a volunteer ambulance unit in Italy during World War I. And for his service, Hemingway was twice decorated by the Italian government. As a soldier and journalist, he developed his own writing style—‘the...
In reading the “World House,” Dr. Martin Luther King speaks of a paramount need to dismantle our antiquated ideology, which has resulted in decades of force and human suffering by any means necessary without compassion for mankind. He believes this would help us to cohabitate more cohesively, effectively...
[Essay on peace] written by Jack
We live in the era of globalization that is meaningful to all human beings. Living in this moment means that we should interact, cooperate and keep peaceful relationships between countries. After the cold war, the world started to become...
What is peace? I believe it is everything that war is not, the antithesis of hatred and intolerance and fear of our fellow man. On January 4, 2009, the quote of the daily in Montreal’s newspaper The Gazette, read as follows:
“War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.”
(quote by Thomas...
Globalisation: the shrinking world by Phillip Ho
Globalisation was a word lacked from most vocabulary until 1980s when the global culture started to form. Technology advanced and the world transformed, from stretches of lands separated by water to the global community. Passer-byers on a street in...
World Religions Report
Axia College of University of Phoenix
August 17, 2009
World Religions Report
Introduction of the religion
My name is Lorraine Rose. I interviewed Elaine Mullens for my report. Elaine’s choice of religion is Christianity. Elaine’s denotation...
Essay On The India's Contribution To World Peace.
Ever since the achievement of independence India has been assiduously striving for the promotion of peace. She has unbounded faith in peace. She believes that peaceful conditions alone can hold out any hope for the deliverance of mankind from...
civilization with great cultural resourses, which however was stratified socially,economically and politically.It's located in South of Asia in the world map .The neighbouring countries of India are PAKISTAN, BANGLADESH,CHINA,SIRLANKA and BHUTAN. India is a democatratic and secular state.The present PrimeMinister...
War and Peace is something that will never happen. Too many countries have too much military power and don't want to give in to any other country. War is something that the world is going to have to deal with because there has been very few years over the history of the world that have been war free...
No person on this earth knows the future. Not a single person knows how this world will come to an end. Yet the current situation gives us no compelling proof of a bright future. With the majority of people stressing on environmental problems, they tend to forget many matters of immediate concern. One...
Peace and its execution and conservation is a concept embedded within the teachings of both Christianity and Islam. Thus the sacred texts of each tradition, namely; the Christian Bible and the Qur’an and Hadith instruct the adherent as to the best way of contributing to peace at a global level. Upon...
Saving the World on the Precipice
Dreams of a peaceful and harmonious world end when the dreamer wakes. He had dreamt of a world full of happiness where people are strong and healthy, where there are no wars, threats of war nor rumours of war, a world where love reigns. He rises to face a world on the...
CHANGE AGENTS FOR PEACE INTERNATIONAL (CAPI)
Peace and Democracy Capacity Building in Kenya.
Since independence Kenya faces deeply rooted social injustices, marginalisation, ethnic polarisation, inequality and iniquity among those who have access to basic social...
1) The Day the World Changed, I Did, Too.
The first person narrator in the article called “The Day the World Changed, I Did, Too” tells a short story of Rachel Newman’s life, as it was before 9/11, a day that changed the life of many people. Years back Rachel looked upon herself as an artist, a musician...
Peace in multicultural society
A particular community of people living in a country or region, and having shared customs, laws, and organizations is named as society. In a society people depend on each other for life. No society of men can exist without interdependence and this interdependence of men...
Tourism: Component of Peace
“I have watched the cultures of all lands blow around my house and other winds have
blown the seeds of peace, for travel is the language of peace.”
.. . Mahatma Gandhi
Does tourism promote culture of peace?
The tourism has become the important industry in the developing...
wish was for world peace. But then I realized it probably wouldn’t last because people would just revert to fighting again. You really have to earn world peace. So my wish was this: For 48 hours only I want the world to be in a state of total love and total peace so that when the world reverts back...
Nothing Can Bring You Peace But Yourself
"Nothing can bring you peace but yourself." I am thinking about the time when my best
friend died, and when I stopped being myself and my life started going to hell.
It happened maybe two or three years ago. The day is very clear in my memory. The
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Prof. Jacqueline Landau
Earth Hour, More Than an Hour
The Eastern coast of the United States has been through the most ruinous hurricane; Australia had most severe forest fire; Beijing had the darkest daytime because of over-polluted air. These disasters were...
Comparison between Hour and to his coy mistress
Both poems, hour and to his coy mistress compare well with each other in the sense that they both have the same theme, making reference to how important love is and the value spending time with one another has and just thinking about the present, rather...
Nanjing, as well as other regions of China. By 1940, Japanese seizure of territory had spread to deep inside Southeast Asia and even parts of Australia (World War II Commemoration, 2). Also in 1940, the Triparte Pact was signed, allying Japan, Germany, and Italy into a powerful force that stretched halfway...
profoundly bad as his detractors say he was. Adolf Hitler was that man and World War II was Hitler’s war.’
Explain why this statement would not satisfy historians as an adequate assessment of the reasons for the global war called World War II.
To say that Adolf Hitler controlled a war that could debatably...
Hierarchy of Needs
If you have ever experienced an insatiable need for fulfillment, it’s possible that all of your needs are not being met. Although the suggestion may sound a bit primitive, the theory has been supported by psychologists for over two decades. At the most basic level, humans need to survive...
plans and processes that humans could never imagine or become intelligent enough to graduate to. It is my goal, our goal as Sphinkters to meet our needs and survive. Artichoke is a plentiful planet. One that is full of necessary Sphinkter nutrients that will allow Sphinkters to not only survive, but...
PART IV. LMNG WITHOUT VIOLENCE: TOWAMW A CULTURE OF PEACE
11 Toward Lasting Peace
Kant on Law, Public Reason, and Culture By MARC LUCHT*
Kant helps us understand the conditions for peace by reminding us that lasting peace requires both cosmopolitan legal reform and individual moral...
Everyone is lifted up by one individual chosen peace. The person can create something that ignites all of our collectives, hopes, energies and dreams.
“We have before us the glorious opportunities to inject a new dimension of love into the veins of our civilization.” Said by Martin Luther King, Jr...
developed nations of this world. I dream of an India which is 100 per cent literate, where everyone is employed and there is absolutely no poverty. India has been a messenger of peace even in past as it was India that mooted the very idea of "Vasudhaiv Kutumbkam" (The entire world is my family). Hence, I...
Common grounds to promote peace against Jihad Antony Lazar, msc 12/12/08 Introduction: Terrorism is a common table-topic at public gatherings and family get-togethers. The cruelty and unreasonable perception of life of the terrorists result in frustration and haphazard conditions in societies. After...
The global organization that I chose is Word Vision. World Vision is a world based organization but started in America in the 1950’s. It introduced such well-known programs as the “40 Hour Famine” and “Sponsor a Child”. World Vision aims to wipe out poverty in poorer nations...
Globalisation can bring people from all over the world together as ONE so that they can perform in a unified manner. Describe and discuss how they can do so in terms of the following:
Globalisation is an ideological...
Lifeboat Ethics: The Case Against Helping The Poor
Hardin’s thesis is that food distribution in the world is a moral issue that can and will affect the future of the entire world and it inhabitants I quote , “Since we all share life on this planet, they argue, no single person or institution...
THEME: THE ROLE OF THE YOUTH IN ACHIEVINING PEACE THROUGH CULTURAL DIVERSITY
……….MY PEACE OF MIND
“We're trying to sell peace, like a product, you know, and sell it like people sell soap or soft drinks. And it's the only way to get people aware that peace is possible, and it isn't just inevitable to...
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has." This quotation by Margaret Mead is no less than a mantra for the activists, who, in spite of continuous disappointment, continue working towards their cause. At the same...
the UN, said on September 1986, peace is a simple reflection or wisdom that is within every one of us. We are looking peace. How can we find the inner peace in our heart?
My real definition of peace is people to know how to handle difficult situations of their life. Peace must begin with every one of us...
Everyone immediately agreed to this idea. Rainboww then told the town to dress in black from head to toe and meet at the fountain in about one hour.
About one hour later the town had gathered around the fountain and was ready to head out and voice their opinions. The other town arrived, and did not...
un hold relevance in today’s world
1. After the failure of League of Nations, the necessity of an international organization of wider character was felt. This need was fulfilled with the creation of UN in 1945. It had the responsibility to maintain international peace and promote cooperation in solving...
Is war on terrorism bringing peace to the world?
There is not a single day we don’t hear or read the word terrorism in media. Though the entire world is concerned by this global issue and associated in its fight, several countries declared war on terrorism with USA in the lead. Is war the right way...
Throughout the dystopian novel Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, the author reveals his true feelings about the application of science and technology in the future. He uses ironic dialogue and descriptions to convey the feeling that if we rely and rest our weight as a people in technology and science...
In the modern world, people are occupied with the daily schedules, working hard for necessities and luxuries and subsequently are dominated by the recent technologies; therefore, in this demanding world, the actual peace of mind is only brought by a religion called Islam. A modern world can be described...
change the present situations and so we are being drenched deep into the ocean of ecstacy!
This is why i say Ladies and Gentlemen...CHANGE IS A NEED OF THE HOUR!
Today we see our children playing with guns instead of toys,our widows crying over the bloodshed bodies of their husbands,the hands of the...
Why do we need a Religion?
By Yahya Ibrahim
Lecture delivered at UWA, Western Australia on 14 September 2002
The question posed in today’s lecture is "Why do we need a religion?" I am not going to answer this particular question directly. In fact, I view the "religion" itself as being...
Economic Growth Creates Poverty in the World
Facts on poverty in the world
Facts on poverty in Africa
Diseases due to malnutrition, Marasmus Kwashiorkor, scabies & parasites
Mystery: How Wealth Creates Poverty in the World
Poverty Assessments ( With links...
War of the Worlds Essay
War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells was first published in 1898. At this time Britain had the largest empire in the world therefore the British considered themselves highly superior to any ‘outsiders’. The British Empire at this time consumed probably a third of the entire...
exactly what it is? In the post 9/11 world, George Bush has made it perfectly clear what that conflict is: the war on terror. In Roger Cohen’s “An Obsession the World Doesn’t Share,” Cohen argues that terrorism is not the theme of the hour; the rest of the world has its own critical issues and the U...
Keeping the Peace
2 257 words
“Explain how Australia met the world through peacekeeping efforts in the Post-war period”
Since the end of World War II, Australia has become increasingly aware of its image...
The Beatles became known as the greatest most influential rock musicians in the world who consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Stuart Sutcliffe, and Pete Best. The Beatles influenced society the greatest in the areas of culture and drug use.
The come up of the Beatles’...
Fighting for Peace, Praying for Violence
Do we have peace if we are not been shoot by a gun? As the word reference dictionary states, peace is freedom from disturbance; and the freedom or cessation of war. In fact, peace is not only the absence of wars and weapons; peace is an inner emotional...
10/ Period 4
13 September 2012
The only things we hear on the news lately are what country is getting bombed, who hates who, and the sheer number of people dying every day. There is too much discrimination, madness, and anger circulating through our world right now. We have soldiers dying...
The Olympics is probably the biggest sports event in the world, along with World Cup. In the Olympics, the best athletes from countries all over the world compete one another in many types of sports. It is held every four years during summertime. Even though the modern Olympics nowadays are held in different...
teachings about peace in Judaism and Christianity and how these teachings impact on the life of each adherent’s tradition, as a means of achieving inner peace.
Living and perpetuating a life of peace are central to the Christian and Jewish religious expressions. The teachings of peace which underpin...
a Culture of
For the Children
of the World
This exhibit brings together the ideas of
hundreds of people and organizations dedicated
to finding a path to lasting peace.
We hope that you will leave with renewed
confidence that a culture of peace is possible—
and a necessity for...
Religion of Peace
Islam Is A Religion Of Peace And Well-Being
The word Islam has the same meaning as "peace" in Arabic. Islam is a religion that came down to offer humanity a life filled with the peace and well-being in which God's eternal mercy and compassion is manifested in the world. God invites...
Peace Begins with Me
If charity begins at home, then peace begins with me. In other words, we are responsible
for the choice of looking at the world through the eyes of peace. All that is well and good
until … someone desires the same object of affection we desire, until someone ruins our
support just wars, sometimes the option for war for a just cause might be the only way for the world to have peace.
I believe that World War II is an example of a just war. I believe this because of the need to stop Hitler and fascism and for the United State to protect itself from further attacks like...
been the nemesis of Liberalism. The essence of Liberalism is self-restraint, moderation, compromise and peace whereas the essence of international politics is exactly the opposite: troubled peace, at best, or the state of war. Discuss.
To be answer this question effectively it is paramount to know...