Disobedience Essay

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Disobedience: A Double Edged Sword Tarek Sadaka Mrs. H. Shmaysani Shayto English 204, section 15 Tuesday, may 22, 2007 Outline Claim: Disobedience is sometimes a necessary transitional phase and it’s not always harmful as people claim. Argument 1: disobedience leads to awareness. Argument 2: One opinion is not always correct, and new ideas may seem to be wrong at first. Argument 3: Conscience objection or disobedience is only a step towards a better society. Argument 4: Obedience can have very serious consequences. Con 1: Disobedience leads to social and economical instability. Con 2: Disobedience can lead to sectarianism. Con 3: Ethical corruption is a result of disobedience. Disobedience: A Double Edged Sword Somebody once said: "Any law that uplifts human personality is just. Any law that degrades human personality is unjust." Ever since the human race fell into his first sin, man has been rebelling against immoral obedience and. However, the first steps of transforming into a full human began with a simple step of disobedience and with it came the responsibility for one’s own acts. Nowadays, our society raises us to believe that obedience is good and disobedience is bad. We are taught that we should do all what we’re told and that disobedient people are mostly accused of being bad people. Society tells us this, but it is not true. Disobedience is sometimes a necessary transitional phase and it’s not always harmful as people claim. Could disobedience be the step to a prosperous future or to the end of human civilization? Conscience objection or disobedience is only a step towards a better society. All the advancements Man achieved in various fields, such as health care, technology, democracy, and religion, were all based on simple acts of disobedience. Human beings have a tendency to disobey, it’s
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