How Does Julius Caesar Justify Bad Things

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BIlly Bill English-2 Only certain people would do the same as Brutus in Julius Caesar. If one feels truly passionate for an idea or cause, one would do just about anything to preserve the possibility of fulfilling that cause. Although, one’s loyalty to something will often cause them to do something desperate and sometimes even illegal to alter the end result. When an individual does something like this they often consider that the end result might not be agreed upon now, but is ultimately for the greater good. Many people rationalize that if the end justifies the means that is okay to do something. However, this approach should really never be the way to handle something, unless it is truly for the greater good and not for individual gain.…show more content…
Terrorists, extremists, and single-minded dictatorships believe in this, while the general people see it as a cruel and selfish way of accomplishing a task. Most of the time, when someone is taking into account the outcomes of a decision, they are often assured that what they are doing is indeed needed and the world cannot go on without it. One also often goes over the decision many times as to make sure they aren’t doing the wrong thing, but the more one goes over the decision to do something, they are also unconsciously reassuring themselves that what they are doing is wrong. The brain unintentionally distorts the view in which one is considering to make it seem as if it is rational and right. Also outside factors take into account the belief that an extreme action is needed. Pressure from peers who feel the same also warps your

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