This shows disloyalty towards his people who are very loyal to him. Through these points, it is evident that Odysseus lacks the necessary traits of a true hero. Superficially, his victories and valor make him seem as though he is heroic. Yet, the underlying issue is that Odysseus tends to be selfish, disloyal and cowardly. By the end of his journey the many occurrences of his flaws outshine his perceived heroic qualities.
This case proceeded in London and was said to be a strong influence in the abolishment of capital punishment in the United Kingdom. Evans was executed in 1950 for the murder of his wife and 13-month-old daughter. Evans maintained his innocence through the whole trial and told investigators that his neighbor, John Christie murdered his family. There was not much evidence against Evans and the case was said to be really weak but he was still executed on March 9, 1950. The police coerced Timothy Evans into a false confession by threatening him.
He didn’t want to obey others; even to those who think they are better than him he defiantly challenged them. On the other hand, Aristides’ name was popular for “just”. People who even don’t know him they are tired of hearing Aristides the just. He was particularly admired about his strength on the purpose of understanding the political treasure. He believed he was on the position to serve his country and his people without any expectation.
Edwards’ mind was so clouded with trying to scare these people witless, that he just contradicted himself. He took his reference, twisted and bent it to fit his own desires and didn’t think anything of it. You don’t change God to suit you; you change yourself, to suit God. He is the higher power, so He obviously has
Kuklinski went from a child who knew no better to killing people because of his temper that made it to a contract killer. When the contract killer dies, they decided to actually count how many people he had murder which came out to the total of over 200 people. After his death had happened many psychologists and criminologist were wondering what made him killed over 200 people. There have been many hypotheses on why he decided to kill those many innocent people. No one has come up with a right answer to say exactly what was going through his head and why he chose to do what he did.
Though at the time of the bad decisions, Creon believes he was doing what is best for Thebes, his stubbornness and pride prevents him from being a good leader. Because of his decisions he loses the lives of his niece, Antigone, his son, Haemon, and his wife, Eurydice. But his failures are not in vain; Creon is a different man at the end of the play. Although it takes a great deal of suffering for him to realize his faults, he becomes a better man and a better leader because of
On the morning of March 16,1968 during the Vietnam War , a atrocity and violence against the village of My Lai in South Vietnam occurred .US Army troops were send to destroy everything in the village . Approximately from the 700 inhabitants , 504 innocent and non-combatants women , infants , elderly and young children Vietnamese were killed in three hours and by the Americans machine gun and weapons . Many were also Sexually assaulted , tortured, or mutilated in on of the most horrifying atrocities of the entire bloody conflict . Before the My Lai Massacre , the US Army and the Charlies Company , had suffered many attacks via booby-trap or land mine, resulting numerous injuries and many deaths . Many soldiers who were in the My Lai village
How The Holocaust Was Made Possible The holocaust, or Shoah was a systematic, planned program of genocide to exterminate all Jews (Bauer 1982). Hitler - and his allies in the Nazi army carried out this government-based program during World War II (Bauer 1982). Approximately six million Jews were killed, and if the murder of the Romani, Soviet civilians and prisoners, the disabled, homosexuals, and others who opposed to Hitler’s religious, political and social views were counted, this number would be more like eleven to seventeen million (Dawidowicz 1975). The Holocaust was one of the twentieth century's greatest tragedies that was made possible by widespread anti-Semitism, corrupt politics and an outright fear of mass extermination. On November
Calley ordered everyone to be executed. It took 3 days to bury the bodies. It only came to light when an American soldier Paul Meadlo admitted killing 10-15 women and children at My Lai. It led to an investigation which destroyed the American militaries reputation. Student activism had started to develop in the 1950s.
Gilgamesh was proud and dictated his subjects because of his supremacy while Sunjata remained humble despite his abilities and achievements. Gilgamesh’s godly powers made him unstable and as a consequence he suffered from immoderation. Sunjata’s humility is witnessed during the burial of Sogolon. The king was against Sunjata’s idea of honoring his burial. Despite Sunjata’s position as a hero before the Mande people, he humbled himself and used other ways to convince the king and he succeeded in the end.