Identify and explain relevant articles of Perpetual Peace that, if implemented today, would radically change the US-American politics of warfare as we are seeing them now?
Immanuel Kant in 1795 published Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Sketch. In this philosophical treatise, Kant proposed three articles to prevent war and provide citizens with perpetual peace.
The three articles for Perpetual Peace read, "The Civil Constitution of Every State Should be Republican, The Law of Nations Shall be Founded on a Federation of Free States, and The Law of World Citizenship Shall Be Limited to Conditions of Universal Hospitality (Kant, 1795)." Kant's thesis's premise is peace is only attainable when a formal institution such as a government initiates and maintains the state of peace. The government must consist of free individuals in a republic form guided by a civil constitution. Keep in mind Kant was writing in the age when monarchies ruled Europe. Kant contrasts the desire of monarchies to institute hostilities against other monarchies with the contra-desire of free humans to avoid conflict and war. The state is continuously in a mode of high alert to go to war, whereas a republic requires the consent of the majority who carefully weigh the personal cost of war as too high.
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