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Is violence always wrong? Show more Show less
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Violence is the use of force or power. According to the World Health Organization, it is divided into three broad categories: self-directed violence, interpersonal violence, and collective violence. The question of why violence is inflicted upon oneself or someone else is open to question. Could we categorize all violence as bad, or is some violence necessary to prevent people from committing punishable crimes?

Violence can be justified depending on the reason Show more Show less

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Violence as an act of self-defense is warranted

Responding with violence in self-defense to save yourself from an outside threat can be justified.
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