He was unpopular and a loner and was not even liked by his teachers. According to Fisher, he hated farm labor and used every trick in the book to avoid his share of the chores (p. 4). He was known to be a slacker and had a tendency to lie. From early youth through adolescence, it was clear to everyone that Ed lacked any interest in religion and “living the good Amish life” (Fisher, 2000, p. 4). By 1985, Ed’s father built a sawmill and Bishop Shetler, the spiritual and social leader of this Amish community, gave Mr. Gingerich permission to supply building material to the community.
Sling Blade’s main theme is the redemption of Karl’s lost childhood because of his disability and how he wasn't accepted, not even by his parents. Karl Childer’s overly religious parents believed he was a punishment from God. They severely abused him, treated him like an animal, and forced him to live in a shed in solitude. Everyone in town picked on him and called him names. He was seen as a “retard” or slower than others.
In 1605-1612, the colonists experienced the longest drought (Doc B). Because of the lack of rain, they weren’t able to grow crops (Doc B). The seasons also caused diseases to spread (Doc E). The occupations of the colonists contributed to the colonist dying. They brought gentlemen, rich men that didn’t work with their hands, and they wanted other people to build their houses and hunt for their food (Doc C).
Loyal army has been replaced with around 15 million peasants, the army had sympathised with workers and themselves along with the navy began mutiny against a government they had no wish to fight and die for with the Bolsheviks rioting. In addition, the peasants could not plough, sow or bring harvest as the young men were of fighting in the war. And they were still heavily in debt after the freeing of the serfs – they had to buy their freedom over Fifty years, and many were still serfs. The situation in the countryside caused problems in the cities, because of lack of harvest they were starving, and in the army the peasants in uniform wanted to go back to
"(109) Elie completely lost his faith in humanity when he learned that a few people had beaten an old, dying man and had stolen his food. Morals had disappeared from life in the camps, which greatly affected Elie. Seeing these ferocious things at such a young age would no doubt change the way he viewed the world and how he perceived human instincts in
Funding for this facility was continually cut and as a result, Willowbrook was short staffed, care providers were uneducated and just frustrated in general. The video depicted mostly children looking malnourished and miserable. Children with special needs who weren't able to even feed themselves were given only a few minutes to eat each meal and disease and sickness plagued the residents. Many families found their children abused, bruised, having broken bones, or with their fingers and toes stuck together from lack of use. Many witnesses on the documentary complained of the smell that enveloped the facility, stating that the residents were uncared for, and thus unhygienic.
But secretly inside he hated the environment in which he lived, he hated the imperialistic government in which resided in Burma, and he hated the residents of Burma. “…I thought the greatest joy in the world would be to drive a bayonet into a Buddhist priest’s guts.” (Page 310) He felt all of this hatred for the people around him, but yet he felt as if he had to go along with everything and everyone else just to live in harmony. As Orwell was summoned to the “tiny incident” as he called it, taking care of the elephant situation, he found that the residents of the village did not know exactly what was going on with the elephant until they found out that there could possibly be a shooting, or at least some excitement. For example, he asked some of the villagers if they had seen the elephant. Some said that the elephant went to the left and some said that the elephant went to the right and some did not even know about the elephant at all.
At least that’s what I thought when I arrived here. Dear Diary, November 14, 1609 I am getting more frustrated because there is no food left in this retarded town, and no one is doing anything about it. People in this town are starting to go crazy. I heard from a friend that this man got killed for eating his pregnant wife. I think we should trade some items with a different tribe and get food in return.
Most of the blacks were afraid to leave the south because of what the whites did. The ones that did go north were treated with no respect. The white would let the black go to a white school. They were separated by the whites. There was leeching going on killing a lot of the black people.
They live in squalor and cannot see a way off the reservation. Young Native Americans grow up watching the way the elders in the tribe live. They watch their parents try to make a living and not succeeding. This is something that the younger people do not want but feel helpless to change. This is why they are killing themselves.