Comparison Of Jealousy In Plato And Genesis

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Plato and Genesis can teach us a lot about war. Both shows examples of why war exists. Jealousy can cause war because it makes a competitions between two groups. The most common outcome of jealousy is violence. What I’m trying to argue is that jealousy turns into violence which turns into a war. The idea of jealousy leads to violence is a theme in Genesis. When Cain and Abel went to God to give him a offering. God chose which one of the offerings he liked better and God picked Abel. Cain was very angry and jealous. So, Cain went on to commit a crime that would be considered a violence act. Cain killed his brother Abel due to jealousy. We can consider this an act of war because its a brother vs. brother conflicts. One would acknowledge
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