Jose John August 10, 2016 No Comments
A PEN IS MIGHTIER THAN A SWORD The supreme duty of both the pen and the sword is to attack. Yet the pen is considered mightier, since it is more discrete and reasonable in its attack than-the sword which is irrational and ruthless. Moreover in the epigram pen is mightier than the sword. The pen is symbolic of the conscience of humanity and the sward of exploitation and oppression. Hence it is only natural that the pen should triumph over the sword. The history of mankind holds an eloquent testimony to this. It can be seen that with the advance of civilization man has learnt more and more to dispense with the sword. The infant years of human civilization witnessed the welding of sword by men of his livelihood. But now a civilized man equips his infant to face the world with a pen. The futility of the sword to solve human problems has been well recognized. Thus, the advance of civilization has ended in the supremacy of the pen. Again, it can be seen that wars seldom entitle countries or men to greatness. The Roman civilization is still admired not for its vastness under the caser, but for the Pax Romana. In this sense to the pen is...
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