ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Horrors of War

Updated on June 17, 2020
Muhammad sohail sarwar profile image

I am a university student and I like to tell about my stories,experiences and knowledge.I am really passionate to write about this article.

Horrors of war

Introduction:

War is an armed conflict between two or more states or governments.When such a conflict assumes global proportions, it is termed as a war. War between different parts of the same country or between various functions of the same nation is called a civil war.

William James a U.S. philosopher says:
"History is a bath of blood".

Results of war:

War results in devastation, disease and even demise. Even, in the days of yore when warriors used to fight face to face with swords, lances, axes and arrows the destruction of war was dreadful. People were wounded or slaughtered. Children were enslaved and women were kept as whores. the eatables were scare and the passions were wild. Then the aftermath of wars were even more appalling than the wars themselves. Even today, two nuclear armed countries China and India are facing each other at the Ladakh borders and it is really dangerous for the world peace.

A British poet, Lord Byron says:

A king state on the rocky brow

Which looks o'er sea-born Salamis;

And ships, by thousands, lay below,

And men in nations-all were his!

He counted them at the break of day

And when the sun set where were they?

Modern World:

The world of today is the world of science and technology. Man's amazing achievements and accomplishments are shining like the bright constellations in firmament of science and technology. Man has invented astonishing instruments and terrible tools to make life cosy and comfortable. But, paradoxically, he has also invented most deadly weapons for his utter extinction. Now many countries of the world possess nuclear warheads, germ warfare and chemical bombs.

Owing to the quick and fast means of transmission, satellite and computer technology, the world has become a global village. Now the various countries are linked together economically, socially and politically. International treaties and global trade alliances are currently in fashion. These days, if a war breaks out the other countries cannot be neutral for a long period of time. They will have to intervene for their own benefits. If this happens any war may become a world war. The estimated devastation of such a war would be grimly gruesome. It may simply be an entire annihilation and an absolute end of mankind on earth.

War is, in fact, man's massacre on a massive scale. Death falls from firmament or erupts from earth. It spares no one. The innocents expire, the soldiers suffer and the population perishes.

Chinese Folk Song:

South of the walls we fought,

North of the ramparts we fell,

Fell in the meadows, left unburied,

Food for the ravens.

Effects on nature:

Even the animals have to endure the anguish of war. Water, air, earth all are infected. Nothing is secure and safe from the woes of war. Starvation and fatality are the ultimate upshot of wars. Life is entirely paralyzed and crippled. War causes poverty and penury. Everything is destroyed. Crops are rolled out. Eatables and provisions are scanty. Hunger, ailment and pestilence are the only outcome of war. It results in fears and tears. War brings about irreparable loss of material assets. Property is wracked. Buildings are destroyed. Skyscrapers, plazas .factories, roads, hospitals, houses, gardens and railways all are changed into debris. War is also the worst foe culture and civilization. Cultural assets, splendid paintings, matchless manuscripts, unique historical heritage and priceless antiques all are demolished. These things cannot be measured in terms of money .They are the essence of man's supreme faculties and efforts. War extinguishes beauty, smothers, morality and razes reason. Man behaves like animals. The paragon of beauty, the crown of the universe is burnt into ashes. The aftermath of war is even more horrible than the war itself. It is said that those who perish in war are less unfortunate than those who survive. Life becomes a misery eatables are meagre. It becomes impossible for humans to keep the body and soul together. The infants are weep for mothers, the mothers cry for their children. The houses are raze to ground.The young girls survive homeless. They do not know where to go. Some are crippled,some are mad,some widows with their infants in their arms wail and weep. What an enemy of humanity war is!

Conclusion:

War is human folly. Let the world think about it.They must take solid and sincere steps to stop war. No problems can be solved by war. Let the world come to the table of negotiation for the settlement of their disputes. The UNO must realize its duty and be earnest in its efforts to resolve the disputes between various nations.

Jimmy Carter, a U.S. president once said:

"War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no

matter how necessary, it is always an evil , never

a good. We will not learn how to live together in

peace by killing each other's children".



© 2020 Muhammad sohail sarwar

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment
    • profile image

      Karin 

      13 months ago

      Good keep it up

    • Muhammad sohail sarwar profile imageAUTHOR

      Muhammad sohail sarwar 

      13 months ago from Islamabad, Pakistan

      keep working hard and you will achieve your goal

    • profile image

      Maria 

      13 months ago

      The world should solve every problem by table talk. That's the only way of saving this world. Any how good article I must say

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://corp.maven.io/privacy-policy

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
    ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)