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  • Eliana commented on the post, Was it worth it?

    I completely agree especially with your specified wording with your thesis “ prolonged involvement in the Middle East caused senseless death and pain that no longer promoted the success of the mission”. It is also respectfully stated. Not all the blame lies on one group or another but rather everyone no matter the country as a whole.

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    Humankind is inherently corrupt as one can interpret as a witness of this world’s wicked society containing people that choose to benefit themselves instead of the common good. Even in Catholicism, Adam and Eve, the first two humans, partook...

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    • I think you did a really great job at incorporating a more unknown piece of history in your blood. Most people are not aware of Grant’s corruption, but you exoplanet it very well and used pieces of evidence that further the explanation. I think that since you added a small section about the Bible you could either elaborate on it further or remove it.

    • This post portrays the exact problem with greed in the world today. “Money means power and power means more money which creates a never ending staircase of corruption…” This quote describes the exact reason why money is such an issue that can never go away. Everyone needs money in order to survive, but once money becomes the most important objective in your life, you lose sight of your morals and dignity as a human. The link posted below goes into depth of how money can change the way you think. I really enjoyed your thoughts within this post and hope to read more like this.

      https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/how_money_changes_the_way_you_think_and_feel

    • Corruption is inevitable when it comes into play because money always makes a financially-positive effect in one’s life.” I agree with your statement completely. I really like how you explain the chain effect of the money and power one gets, the more greedy one becomes. It just turns into bad circulation. Your example of President Ulysses S. Grant makes your statement even more compelling. https://www.ifac.org/knowledge-gateway/building-trust-ethics/discussion/when-corruption-becomes-way-life-and-what-do-about-it, an article relates to your topic with some extended context that might be helpful.

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