Our text tells us that people desire to understand how something is done, how something happened, or how something works. We look to find the steps or stages of an event and then analyze them in order to better understand the whole. With this knowledge, we seek to improve our lives in a significant way.
Some issues seem overwhelming and difficult to understand.
Click on the accompanying links to see two images relating to war, one of soldiers in Vietnam and the other of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. Perhaps you have wondered why war is such a dominant event in history; you may have even heard the phrase "History repeats itself." After examining these images, considering what you know about violence between groups, and researching your newspaper for more information, how might you address this issue as an individual college student? Start with the following prompt, then see what sort of process you come up with: How one college student can create a more peaceful world.