- 04/15/2019 at 12:20 am #480136EduGorillaKeymasterSelect Question Language :
Directions: In the following question, four statements are provided between an opening statement 1 and closing statement 6. The four statements are jumbled up and form a coherent paragraph when properly arranged. Select the alternative representing the proper and logical sequencing of these six taken together.
1. It is undeniable that war fastens itself upon a nation only by the abuse of power or by propaganda, false news, and fanatical incitements.
A. In order for a company of soldiers to attack in deadly combat, says one general cynically, each solider must be more afraid of the firing squad in his rear than he is of the enemy in front of him. On the one hand, he has the chance of escaping the enemy’s bullets, while on the other, he faces the certainty of an ignominious death.
B. It cannot be said with certainty that these words are devoid of meaning, but let us have the courage to admit that these feelings are not the ones which weigh most heavily with the combatant who is risking his skin.
C. Habitually it is dressed up in words like duty, morals, or patriotism.
D. That is the dilemma which those combatants who are not blinded by passion and man’s ancient instincts of aggression are obliged to confront.
6. Nothing spurs men on more effectively to risk their lives than the fear of being thought to be cowards.
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