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Schopenhauer. Life sucks. War results in less life. War good.

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There's also the Spark! file,

 

it's not really war good, but Nuclear War NOW = good

 

 

if you want generic war good, Malthus or an anarchy file is your best bet.

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Look on the NDCA wiki and college's opencaselist for more specific "X war good" scenarios. US-China War Good, Indo-Pak War Good, Middle East War Good, and Korean War Good are probably all kicking around.

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yeah check the NDCA for a Michigan 7 week file called "Middle East War Good" for middle east scenarios.

 

Also, this is from another NDCA file (Japan Neg) but is general to the region:

 

 

 

Imapct Turn – East China Sea War Good

 

Energy dispute prevents oil drilling.

Janet Xuanli Liao, Lecturer in international relations and energy security in The Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy at The University of Dundee, PhD in International Relation from the University of Hong Kong, 1/3/2008, “Sino-Japanese Energy Security and Regional Stability: The Case of the East China Sea Gas Exploration,” accessed via Springer Science cp

As the bilateral dispute over the EEZ boundary persisted, Shell and Unocal announced, on 29 September 2004, that they would withdraw from the Xihu Project for “commercial reasons”, under the clause that the final decision on the project could be made “within 12 months pending a further assessment”. A Shell spokesman, Nick Wood, claimed that “Following that assessment, we made a commercial decision not to proceed”. A similar reason was given by Unocal’s spokesman Barry Lane who held that, “after the first year of analysis, we found the resources do not meet out commercial requirements” (IHT & PD, 30 Sept 2004). However, a report by Japan’s Mainichi Shimbun interpreted the oil majors’ withdrawal in a political light. The report alleged that the companies were told by Japan via Washington that, “their investment would be risky as the planned gas field was located in an area disputed” (Mainichi, 1 Oct 2004). Neither the US nor Japanese authorities offered confirmation of the report, but it was logical to assume that the ongoing territorial dispute between China and Japan formed at least part of the reason for their withdrawal.

 

That destroys ocean health.

USA Today, 7/14/2008, http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/energy/2008-07-13-offshore-drilling_N.htm cp

Environmentalists see two basic problems from offshore drilling: pollution from everyday operations and oil spills from platforms, pipelines and tankers.

On both fronts, they acknowledge, the industry has improved through the years.

"Today's technology is much better at routine drilling, at avoiding the kinds of seepages that were common a generation ago," says Tyson Slocum of Public Citizen.

Even so, there are still risks.

When oil is brought up from beneath the ocean floor, other things are, too. Chemicals and toxic substances such as mercury and lead can be discharged back into the ocean.

The water pumped up along with the oil may contain benzene, arsenic and other pollutants. Even the exploration that precedes drilling, which depends on seismic air guns, can harm sea mammals.

"Basically, oil and water don't mix," says Melanie Duchin of the environmental group Greenpeace, who lives in Alaska and still sees pollution from the 11 million-gallon Exxon Valdez spill of 1989, which supplanted Santa Barbara as the nation's worst. "Oil smothers wildlife."

 

Extinction.

Robin Kundis Craig, Associate Professor of Law, Indiana University School of Law, 2003

34 McGeorge L. Rev. 155

The world's oceans contain many resources and provide many services that humans consider valuable. "Occupy[ing] more than [seventy percent] of the earth's surface and [ninety-five percent] of the biosphere," n17 oceans provide food; marketable goods such as shells, aquarium fish, and pharmaceuticals; life support processes, including carbon sequestration, nutrient cycling, and weather mechanics; and quality of life, both aesthetic and economic, for millions of people worldwide. n18 Indeed, it is difficult to overstate the importance of the ocean to humanity's well-being: "The ocean is the cradle of life on our planet, and it remains the axis of existence, the locus of planetary biodiversity, and the engine of the chemical and hydrological cycles that create and maintain our atmosphere and climate." n19 Ocean and coastal ecosystem services have been calculated to be worth over twenty billion dollars per year, worldwide. n20 In addition, many people assign heritage and existence value to the ocean and its creatures, viewing the world's seas as a common legacy to be passed on relatively intact to future generations. n21

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