Since the biblical era, there have been wars and rivalries between men
for the most trivial of reasons to the most valid of excuses. It is an
evident fact that different organizations in the world strive for
peace, but the leaders of various countries and their citizens’ do not
rise up and march towards a peaceful society. Even in their home land,
violence is the norm, and even in some instances glorified. Until
peace is whole hearted sought after and yearned for by all, peace is
The plain honest truth is that there is too much ignorance for us to
live in a peaceful world. There is insufficient knowledge of people
and there beliefs, and lack of the desire to know. Had people been
driven to educate themselves about the cultural differences between
different groups, I feel there would be a reduction in the amount of
hate crimes towards.
Nations go to war, often quoting peace as the reason. We must realize peace is a journey, not an end. Yet, in our efforts to obtain peace, we often do the most unpeaceful things. Martial law, this is the time were the Filipino people are under the military’s law and no one is excempted. It is the times were many people were killed just to bring down the administration. There is certainly no peace at all. But they don’t lose hope. They still fight for what is right, they still fight for peace and freedom. Striving for peace is not easy to achieve, but if you have the spirit and willingness, you will be able feel the power of peace. Instead of seeking inner peace, we seek to enforce peace on others. And that just doesn't work....