The judges must make a thorough investigation, and if the witness proves to be a liar, giving false testimony against his brother, then do to him as he intended to do to his brother. You must purge the evil from among you. The rest of the people will hear of this and be afraid, and never again will such an evil thing be done among you. Show no pity: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot." (Deut.
Unlike their wives, Oedipus and Job need to assert themselves as stoic men in an attempt to reconcile their loses. Having been stripped of everything, Job and Oedipus use their suffering to try and assert themselves as courageous men. Oedipus accepts and welcomes his suffering. He even increases his suffering by “raking black night across [his] eyes” insisting that “this punishment...is just” (Sophocles 72,73). Compared to his wife’s narrow action, Oedipus seems strong enduring the tragedy and humiliation in his life.
Dr. King recognizes that this is a potential flaw in collective action, but the justice pursued by his movement prevents his collective from such ill effects. Dr. King’s affinity for collective action is largely due to the nature of his problem. Just as Gandhi in India did, when faced with ridiculous oppression, King moves people to nonviolently protest such oppression. When the oppressors violently crack down, the lunacy of the oppression is made apparent and realized by the masses. Dr. King uses group action to reveal to the larger group to poor state of
The narrator is unable to live with this sense of regret and unanswered questions, filled with frustration. He decides to seek others help by asking them that whether he did the right thing, they told him that he had done the right thing of leaving the man alone at that moment but inside the man knew that he done wrong. The benevolent spirit gave him motivation to share this experience with others through this essay and apologize the young man. The narrator (hero) thinks that what if in place of the young man would be his own son so in order to avoid any problem in future he conveyed his message of helping others “ The thing I would want to someone to do, if they ever found my son crying in an elevator”. At this moment I can see the narrator resembling to Karma and this reminded me of the movie “Let alone” about Karma what you do in your life effects your future.
And by masking his identity, he makes Dimmesdale wonder why he would want to do this to him. So Roger Chillingworth is at more at fault because of all the things that he made Dimmesdale go through; and also because he does not feel any remorse for his
One reason is that anytime men are able to take up arms against the local government so that they may improve their lives; they are fooling themselves. A prince will have to do harm those who helped him rise to power because he is forcing them to live with any of the problems he will have taking the principality and holding the acquired territory. Because of these things you are opposed by the people who opposed you from the start and the people who helped you overthrow the territory. It will always be difficult to acquire new territories. New difficulties
Socrates was a martyr in that he didn’t want to escape the punishment awaiting him, because he believed that Civil Disobedience would be a much more effective way for his legend to live on. Jesus as well, knew death was awaiting him, but felt he would serve humanity for his followers, by
Martin Luther King, Jr. All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem. Martin Luther King, Jr. Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better. Martin Luther King, Jr. An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity. Martin Luther King, Jr. An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.
When Jack and his group split form Ralph’s, Ralph could feel tension and tried to speak with Jack about peace, but it did not work. In conclusion, Ralph was truly an admirable character. He always sought out to do what was right and be a good leader. That was what made him commendable and set him apart from others. He was willing to put down all childishness so they could all be rescued.
He is also approached by the blind prophet and given news that causes him to turn angry and even insult the blind prophet. This shows how quickly a man can turn from compassion to hostility by just being hinted that things are not the way he thinks they are, or might not be in his