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moral damage of war.
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Carl von Clausewitz's On War has been called, "not simply the greatest, but the only truly great book on war." It is an extraordinary attempt to construct an all-embracing theory of how war works. Its coherence and ambition are unmatched by other military literature.4/5. The killing of other human beings in war makes graphic an abiding moral dilemma: You might try to make an evil less outrageous, or you might try to get rid of it altogether—but it is not clear that it is possible to do both at the same time.
Ted Grimsrud—Bluffton University lecture—10/25/11 World War II was the biggest catastrophe ever to befall humanity. Think of it like this: say a meteorite crashes into Findley and kills everyone, aro people. This would be incredible news. America’s worst ever natural disaster. But then, imagine that something like this happens every single day for five. The inability to reconcile wartime actions with a personal moral code can create lasting ,” a book that examines the psychological devastation of war, a Vietnam veteran described a situation.
As others who have written on war have noted (see especially chapter 2 of Peter French's book "War and Moral Dissonance"), soldiers who witness the gruesome deaths of their comrades need to know that their comrades did not die in vain -- the most natural way to make sense of these deaths is to advert to the value of the cause for which they are. Healing a Wounded Sense of Morality Many veterans are suffering from a condition similar to, but distinct from, PTSD: moral injury, in which the ethical transgressions of war Author: Maggie Puniewska.
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Excerpt from The Moral Damage of War The argument that follows is not spun from the writer's fancy, but deduced from facts of which he has had intimate experience. The instances and illustra tions were not coined in the mint of his imagination, but in nearly every case are either direct quotation or accu rate summary of precise sayings and doings referable, on Author: Walter Walsh.
Movies like American Sniper and The Hurt Locker hint at the inner scars our soldiers incur during service in a war zone. The moral dimensions of their psychological injuries--guilt, shame, feeling responsible for doing wrong or being wronged-elude conventional by: Moral Combat is a well written, fun, easy to understand book that really does a very solid job of debunking the damage that games are alleged to cause.
It's well worth a read for anyone who is worried about what their children or spouse or friends are doing to themselves by playing by: 2. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Walsh, Walter, Moral damage of war. Boston, For the International Union, Ginn & Co., (OCoLC) The Morality of War is a fine book.
It is thorough and comprehensive in its treatment of issues, well researched, well organized, thoughtful, and beautifully written. This book fully instructs on the different aspects of just war theory as well as the manner in which the latter relates to rival approaches to war and by: The Moral Equivalent of War, the last public utterance of William James, is significant as expressing the opinions of a practical psychologist on a question of growing popular interest.
For the past fifteen years the movement for promoting international peace has been enlisting the support of organizations and individuals the world over/5. The book is more about the ant-war characters (which follows 5 characters in detail) and why they hate the war as opposed to mentioning how to find recovery from moral injury.
There are some good nuggets in this book, without a doubt, but I wish it was focused more on the moral injury subject as opposed to the author's disagreement with our current by: The author offers detailed accounts of how killers travel a path that leads from childhood innocence to lethal violence in adolescence or adulthood.
He places the emotional and moral damage of each individual killer within a larger scientific framework of social, psychological, anthropological, and biological research on human by: 6. Moral Injury: The Psychological Wounds Of War "Moral injury" is a term used in the mental health community to describe the psychological damage service members face when their actions in battle contradict their moral beliefs.
The 9-item Moral Injury Events Scale (MIES, 20), asks about war-related events that include perpetration by self, by others and betrayal. The item Expression of Moral Injury Scale (EMIS, 21) asks about the experience of self- and other-directed moral. moral injury soul repair read this book must read young people guilt and shame highly recommend recovering from moral military service combat experience vietnam veteran going to war unjust war concept of moral returning veterans book is written recommend this book book for anyone good book book to read/5(76).
The Civil War: A Narrative by Shelby Foote. This epic three-volume masterpiece is to war what Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was to history. It is the definitive history of the US Civil War — it gives equal treatment to both sides, and is more than one million words, but is never boring.
This book was a large part of Ken. “This book is a tremendous contribution to understanding Moral Injury, an impact of war largely unseen through ignorance or design.
It should compel us individually and as nations to tackle mythologies contrived to glorify wars at the cost of the moral wellbeing of those sent to fight them—and to stop ignoring the costs to any nation's collective soul.”.
Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "The moral damage of war [microform]" See other formats. This book is an interesting and fair discussion on war and how it ought to be conducted, according to the theory of Just War.
I liked how thorough Orend discussed each phase of war-starting war, during war, and ending war-and, likewise, gave interesting and fair discussions to the pacifist and realist counter theories/5.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Walsh, Walter, Moral damage of war to the school child. [Washington, American Peace Society, ?]. Moral injury in war. In the context of war, moral injuries may stem from direct participation in acts of combat, such as killing or harming others, or indirect acts, such as witnessing death or dying, failing to prevent immoral acts of others, or giving or receiving orders that are perceived as gross moral violations (2).
Drawing on examples from the history of warfare from the crusades to the present day, "The ethics of war" explores the limits and possibilities of the moral regulation of war. While resisting the commonly held view that 'war is hell', A.J.
Coates focuses on the tensions which exist between war and morality. The argument is conducted from a just war standpoint, though the moral 5/5(1).
The first edition of The Morality of War was one of the most widely-read and successful books ever written on the topic. In this second edition, Brian Orend builds on the substantial strengths of the first, adding important new material on: cyber-warfare; drone attacks; the wrap-up of Iraq and Afghanistan; conflicts in Libya and Syria; and protracted struggles (like.
'The Book Of Collateral Damage,' By Sinan Antoon, Accounts For Baghdad's Losses The novelist and poet Sinan Antoon, raised in Iraq and now living in New York, returned home following the U.S. occupation. That experience inspired his new work of fiction. ‘In this carefully argued work, Stephen Nathanson has brought together two areas, terrorism and the ethics of war, too often treated separately.
The result is new moral clarity and insight in both areas, especially regarding the moral treatment due to civilians by purveyors of military by: Moral injury doesn’t just affect soldiers, but civilians, too. Noncombatants are not just victims or targets, but are often complex participants in war.
This reality led me, as my book developed, to interview now-elderly Japanese who had experienced World War II as children. They described the horrific choices they faced, even at a young age.
"Brian Orend's The Morality of War promises to become the single most comprehensive and important book on just war for this generation. It moves far beyond the review of the standard just war categories to deal comprehensively with the new challenges of the conflict with terrorism.
It thoughtfully reviews every major military conflict of the past few .