Citizen's role in the maintenance of world peace.

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Citizen's role in the maintenance of world peace.

Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 02 Aug 2017, 06:21

This story has a touch of international relations, States competition, and States' prestige. Each State tries to maintain good relationship with other States but citizens also play an important role in the maintenance of world peace. Karis Deen and her team did their part.

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Post by Amagine » 02 Aug 2017, 07:36

I do think that everyone has a role to play in the maintenance of world peace.
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Post by Izesicle » 02 Aug 2017, 14:30

International relations is a very topical topic in an era of former super power countries leaving international groups or alienating other countries.

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Post by bookiegalke » 03 Aug 2017, 03:58

if maintenance of world Peace is left only to a few it would amount to putting the weight of the world on them yet each only has two shoulders. therefore, it would only make sense if everybody helped.
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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 03 Aug 2017, 10:09

I sometimes consider world peace as a Cinderella story because of state conflicts. States compete to the extent of destroying each other.

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Post by Kinnera » 04 Aug 2017, 12:09

While everyone has an opinion, I think in the long run, it matters very little unless there is a public representative who echoes the feelings of the majority well.

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Post by Christina Rose » 05 Aug 2017, 00:26

Kinnera wrote:While everyone has an opinion, I think in the long run, it matters very little unless there is a public representative who echoes the feelings of the majority well.
This is very true, which is why a revolution of sorts is sometimes inevitable once those in power reach too high a level of corruption.

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Post by Spirit Wandering » 05 Aug 2017, 18:32

Christina Rose wrote:
Kinnera wrote:While everyone has an opinion, I think in the long run, it matters very little unless there is a public representative who echoes the feelings of the majority well.
This is very true, which is why a revolution of sorts is sometimes inevitable once those in power reach too high a level of corruption.
I hope a revolution is not inevitable, as the blood shed from such an event could be significant. However, I do think each of us as citizens have a responsibility to work to hold those in power accountable when they cross the line, either in one's own country or in relationship to other countries.
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Post by Christina Rose » 06 Aug 2017, 01:48

Spirit Wandering wrote:
Christina Rose wrote:
Kinnera wrote:While everyone has an opinion, I think in the long run, it matters very little unless there is a public representative who echoes the feelings of the majority well.
This is very true, which is why a revolution of sorts is sometimes inevitable once those in power reach too high a level of corruption.
I hope a revolution is not inevitable, as the blood shed from such an event could be significant. However, I do think each of us as citizens have a responsibility to work to hold those in power accountable when they cross the line, either in one's own country or in relationship to other countries.
Perhaps revolution was not the proper term. However, once those in charge stop caring about what the majority thinks, then people should come together to find a solution. That typically includes overturning, impeachment, and the like, since it is unfortunate but true that once a leader is corrupt, he's not going to listen to reason.

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Post by juliusotinyo » 06 Aug 2017, 02:01

I believe the International relations narrative is driven/controlled by a select few individuals. The rest of the public simply buy into this narrative. A narrative borne out of ill conceived prejudices or economic prospects/competition. The net result is the conflict that we experience. It all boils down to resources or influence...just my view.

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Post by CatInTheHat » 06 Aug 2017, 08:35

bookiegalke wrote:if maintenance of world Peace is left only to a few it would amount to putting the weight of the world on them yet each only has two shoulders. therefore, it would only make sense if everybody helped.

The reality is that not all countries are able or willing to help. And some countries do everything they can to do the opposite, to try to be on top, instead of working together for the better good of all.
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Post by Excitedreads » 07 Aug 2017, 09:25

The world consists of a multitude of different societies of different complexities relatingnand interacting with each other. People make up these societies. Therefore individual participation in trying to make the world a better place is key. A little goes a long way. Each person can do her or hisnlittle, and soon more will flock. Birds of a feather fly together.
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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 08 Aug 2017, 18:51

Each and every individual has a part in maintaining peace of the world or in destroying it. It is action of each and every individual that make up to form the actions of a state. So, we all have to play that role with wisdom
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Post by Excitedreads » 09 Aug 2017, 08:51

Darakhshan Nazir wrote:Each and every individual has a part in maintaining peace of the world or in destroying it. It is action of each and every individual that make up to form the actions of a state. So, we all have to play that role with wisdom
I agree. Wisdom does make a difference in how we treat with societal issues and whether it'll actually make a difference, but wisdom undortunately cannot be taught bt instead is learnt. We have to use the knowledge at hand, to gain the wosdom to make a difference. State is overrated. Individuals make changes.
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Post by Jaime Lync » 11 Aug 2017, 12:43

I think that while it is true that world peace may be really controlled by a select few, the way the world is we never know how big our role is in the system so we ought to live like we are that select individual that world peace depends on. Even if you are the lowest rank member of society, history has shown us that the strong in character rise from the bottom.

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