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Informal Objective Summaries Buddha, Penn, Emerson, Addams, Weil
Religion and Theology
Pages 3 (753 words)
Informal Objective Summaries Name: Institution: Informal Objective Summaries According to Emerson, the question of peace has always been in the public mind. Individuals in the society who considered peace to be virtuous experienced life in a positive way. Peace ensures that people live without problems that could arise when people are in uproar.
When justice is provided for all people in the society, the possibility of people fighting against one another diminishes. Justice has been widely used in our society to promote peace. This is as observed in the way Embassies prevent war through the airing of views and pleas from the wronged parties. Buddha states that peace cannot be achieved absence of love. He continues to say that the only solution to hatred is love. This is because the only way to overcome evil which is the root of all that is all that is considered bad or wrong is only through love alone. William Penn’s argument is from a religious perspective hence he incorporates culture in his argument. Majority of the cultures have an established religion, owing to this fact Penn uses Christianity to bring across the message of peace. This is evident from the way he states that the Savior came to save lives but not to destroy them and in the long run promote and induce peace among men (Penn, 1983). According to Jane Addams, peace brings about the promise of a brighter future. This is in the sense that, with peaceful coexistence, there will be no more wars. Wars are among the major causes of present and future problems in the society. As a result, natural resource depletion will come to an end and no more loss of human lives in the name of war. ...
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