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J.C. Hallman

Moral equivalence and the war in Iraq

By J.C. Hallman
March 1, 2006

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A CENTURY AGO, William James first delivered ''The Moral Equivalent of War" at Stanford. The speech, since chosen by Joyce Carol Oates for inclusion in ''The Best American Essays of the Century," argued that while humanity's martial spirit could not be denied, we might be able to find ways to harness it into national unity and good work. (Full article: 762 words)

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