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Quality of Life Impacts Individuals’ Willingness to Take Up Arms

When people experience higher life opportunity, they become less willing to give their lives in service to their countries’ wars.

Proven Decline in Public Support for War When the Alternatives Come to Light

When aware of nonviolent alternatives to war, people believe the price of war is too high and are less likely to tolerate casualties and to support wa

Wars are not fought for peace and democracy

The Myth Wars are for peace & democracy Debunk Wars for democracy are unsuccessful. The US has a long history or invading and occupying others. War is more likely to happen when there is oil. Forcing democracies does not work. Wars brew hatred and violence in the aftermath. Wars are … Read more

War is not the last resort

The Myth War is the last resort Debunk People assume and expect that decisions to use force are made when no other options exist. No war can satisfy the conditions of absolute last resort. There always are many good, nonviolent alternatives. The price of war is too high, when people … Read more

War is not part of human nature

The Myth Humans will always go to war Debunk War has not always been around, humans invented war. Most of the time in human history we did not wage wars. It’s not in our genes. We have to be trained to be able to kill. War does not break out. … Read more

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