Extra Credit 6th Six weeks
Must be turned in by June 2 and uploaded to Turn It In by the 3rd.
Pick one of the following quotes and analyze the author's thoughts. What are they trying to say? How does it compare to your thoughts on war. Would Weisel have agreed with you? Is there a character in Night that would have agreed with you?--Minimum 1 page.
-->John Stuart Mill:
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature, and has no chanceof being free unless made or kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce and agriculture in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain.
They have not wanted Peace at all; they have wanted to be spared war -- as though the absence of war was the same as peace.
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