War - Reasons and Attitudes. Christianity - Personal Attitude and Ideas
Since the dawn of history, people fought in wars. Causes change according to the lifestyle and needs of the modern people, but can usually be put into groups.
War for land to live on. In the ancient times this was the most common cause of war. For example when the lands in Central Asia dried up, hungry tribes would make war on their neighbours in order to get new lands. This is hardly ever the cause of war nowadays, apart from the beginning of World War II, when Hitler wanted to get more land for the Germans, but all the risks and loses probably weren’t accepted for only a few fields to plants crops on, which is the case talked about in the moment.
War for security. Most countries fear the possibility of attack and have armed forces to be able to defend themselves. Sometimes this fear may be addressed towards a particular country. In this case, the nation might decide to choose its time and strike the first blow. This is given as a reason for attacking Iraq in the nearest time, as it is suspected that they have nuclear weapons which might be used against peaceful nations. In another case, a country may decide to attack its neighbouring state in order to increase its own supplies and the number of men in the army.…
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