Lately I have heard a lot about the Trayvon Martin case in Florida. To be completely honest, I had no idea what this case was about so I decided to do some research.
After reading, Trayvon Martin, Unarmed and Innocent By Anthony Turner, I learned that this case was about a 17-year-old African-American boy who was shot and killed by a Latino-Caucasian man. Zimmerman is the name of the man who shot a 17-year-old boy because of "suspicious behavior." I think that this whole thing is bull crap.
I have come to the conclusion that this nation is full of insecurities.
There are fates worth than death, if you don’t die in war you will come home to your family a different person. It is scientifically proven war changes people. War is particularly traumatic for soldiers because it often involves close violence, including witnessing death through direct combat, viewing the enemy before or after killing them, and watching friends and comrades die (Hendin & Haas, 1984). Every day people like you and me, deal with death on a daily basis. We are not meant to deal with so much death in such short periods of time.
I'm a student at Windsor Senior High School in Windsor, Colorado. My question: Why do we fight in wars, when we know people will die? I believe the reason we fight in wars is because we need to show...