All Quiet on the Western Front: To Die For Your Country
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  • Philosophy → Philosophy of War → A Good Death

A soldier, returning from the trenches, refuses to speak in favor of enlistment. He speaks out against the popular philosophy of the time--that dying for your country is an honorable death. On the contrary, he discusses the harsh realities of war and attacks the notion that an honorable death is worthwhile. Is a "noble" death more valuable than living?



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