All Lennie actions show his innocence. They way he likes to pet, the way Lennie does not understand the real things and the way of how people treats him is what shows that people do not need to be smart to transcend in life. Or the way George protects Lennie and the way George take decisions in his life and Lennie’s life shows that to exceed in life, you do not need to be the smartest person in life. You only need the
Within the meaning of this interpretation, Jesus was a rebel, yet He did not campaign for the achievement of the aim through violence. The policy He followed to attain it was moral regeneration through peaceful means. Jesus directed His teachings and actions to establish equality among men. He also advocated justice and fair play for all irrespective of the position or status in the society. He did not encourage the violation of established rules and regulation.
1.Thoreau desires for man to wish for a simple life, only living on what is needed to survive and sustain himself, and not concern himself with material possessions or extra indulgencies, but only those that nourish his body and soul. He is calling for a life of simplicity. 2.Thoreau would despise and disdain such electronic devices and make them out to be distractions and extra necessities in our lives, because of his resentment and lax attitude toward subjects such as communication and industrialism. I believe technological devices have made a benefit in people’s lives who use them in moderation, but those who indulge and excessively spend time on and with them become unaware of the world around them and too consumed with the distractions they impose, not to mention the time they waste and space they take up. Those who use technological devices in moderation can communicate with loved ones far away, or utilize them in ways that
Despite leaving the Jesuit, McGirr still believes in selflessness and generosity to find happiness. He views the notion that you need very little physically to be happy. Through even small interpersonal events, he finds “the road to peace” is not a physical destination; it is a state of mind that can be achieved through the experiences that taking life as a journey brings. ‘Wants’, such as excessive jewellery or consumerism in general, will simply “drown [oneself] in [their] own excess”. Both the teachings of
this is was big eye opener for Gilbert because he realized he shouldn’t be letting arnie hold him back from being happy in his life. he then began to live with the way arnie acted and his challenges he accepted them and allowed him to find happiness. This is a great example of a character not letting someone or something confine them and end up being happier than those around
Keller is protecting Paul from music which is contrived to fit the standards of a society rather than the self. Keller has not abandoned music, but he has abandoned any remnant of his identity to link him to the fame. Music has become a balm for his own soul- not a showpiece for others. The reader comes to
We Are I… In Ayn Rand’s “I Owe Nothing To My Brothers”, Equality 7-252 has discovered individualism, being independent, a new meaning for the word “I”. Because of this, he doesn’t feel the need to owe anything to anyone. This passage tone is very declarative and enlightening. Individualism should be something we all practice as a whole. Being independent does not mean that we have to cut everybody out of our lives to accomplish what we desire.