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Daemon
Posted: Friday, August 10, 2012 12:00:00 AM
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As long as war is regarded as wicked it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
stan_n
Posted: Friday, August 10, 2012 9:24:51 AM
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War has always been vulgar, hasn't it?
jcbarros
Posted: Friday, August 10, 2012 11:30:25 AM

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War is a calamity. As such it can´t be vulgar. In the same way that an earthquake can´t be.
IMcRout
Posted: Friday, August 10, 2012 11:53:33 AM
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A war can be prevented, an earthquake cannot.
So, please, don't compare their vulgarity.
Seeker
Posted: Friday, August 10, 2012 11:55:00 AM
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An earthquake is a naturally occurring calamity - which often does not include deaths.
A war is anything but naturally occurring, or natural for that matter, which almost always causes deaths.
RubyMoon
Posted: Friday, August 10, 2012 12:02:33 PM
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wicked -> evil = fascinating

vulgar -> common/boorish = not fascinating/unpopular

( vocabulary 'context' of the era perhaps ? )
dusty
Posted: Friday, August 10, 2012 12:14:06 PM

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War, is not of this world. Everything has it's own place in the realm of The Immediate and Eternal Living, which includes Languages. War is the result of an undeserved dominance of one over others and it should soon be all sorted out.

After that, war will only be a part of recorded history because never again will an individual's battle within because he failed to know himself, be spilled into the lives of ourselves.

And then the only war to ever take place in our orbit will be among Hymenoptera, and it will be the only wars tolerated in Heaven after this one is finished.
Desiree
Posted: Friday, August 10, 2012 11:32:10 PM
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Maurice Walsh,a psychologist, argues that wars only occur when leaders with a psychologically
abnormal disregard for human life are placed into power. That is to say , war is caused by
leaders that seek war such as Napoleon and Hitler. Such leaders usually come to power in
times of crisis when the populace opts for decisive leader,who then leads the nation to war.
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