2004 — 3rd place — 4th
Gabriel Nathan, Texas
War or Peace?
Is world peace possible or does human
nature make war inevitable? Human nature makes war inevitable.
It is the only explanation.
There is something in humans that makes them fight. I do not think
it will ever stop. There is something in us that nothing fully
satisfies our wants. And when we aren't satisfied, we start to
fight. Those small fights turn into wars. All we do is fight.
No reason. No hesitations. We just fight. One war ends, another
Once we see how terrible ware is we regret fighting. We see the
weeping, we see the funerals, we see the terribleness of war,
and then, then we regret what our instincts made us do. We know
we could have done without the fighting. Why? The answer is human
nature. Terrible, terrible human nature.
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