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Is War A Necessary Evil?

Thomas Robert Malthus discovered that the human population is grows exponentially and if it where to continue in such manner, we would run out resources. Therefore it's necessary for a certain number of humans to die so we can keep the balance. So would that make war a necessary evil?


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    Mar 15 2011: In some cases war isn't really needed. BUT some wars were important and required in history. An example . . .

    The war between the North and the South over Slavery - At that time people in the North were protesting over slavery and wanted it to stop. Therefore a war was started. Many people did die, but after it there was no more slavery (Just discrimination) I think this war wasn't evil because it helped free slaves in the end. (Well the aftereffects of the war, not sure about just the war and fighting)

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