2010 – Most Philosophical 3rd Grader in America :

Stanley Lukas, Minnesota.

Is the Pen Mightier than the Sword?

W- War is wrong
O- On going effects
R- Reaches people better
D- Demonstrates how it can be done
S- Solution to violence

A- An Opportunity to settle arguments
R- Ready to be used
E- Eternal

S- Stronger than swords
T- Thinking it through
R- Really should be used more often
O- Operates on the mind
N- Necessary for peace!
G-Gets people to change opinions
E- Educates with ideas
R- Right way to change things

“War is the blackest villainy of which human nature is capable.”

“The more I study the history of the world the more I am convinced of the inability of brute force to create anything durable.”
-Napolean Bonaparte

“You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.”
-Jeanette Rankin, first woman member of Congress

“Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind.”
-President John F. Kennedy

“The time has now come for man’s intellect to win out over his brutality, the insanity of war.”
-Linus Pauling, Nobel Peace Prize

“War is the only game in which both sides lose.”
-Walter Scott


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