A Father Love Analysis

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“A Father Love” Father Boyle should not give out any information he knows about the gang members to the police because there would be more positive benefits. First of all, if Boyle gives out the information to the police, the gang members would seek revenge and since they are unpredictable, and not only will Boyle be in danger but the community as well. The article stating, “‘ I’m hearing kids talking with great feeling about killing cops,’” shows that cops are big threat to gangs and the gang members would see Boyle as a threat too. Since the gang members are unpredictable, they can take action against father Boyle and the community would be in danger too. Boyle’s betrayal would just bring the cloud of hatred back and all he all he has worked…show more content…
They may say that the crime and violence would decrease and gang cult would continue to live and gang members would influence younger teens and children bad things. On the contradiction, if Boyle doesn’t give the information to the police, gang members would still have faith in Boyle and can change, and influence the young children in the community to do good. “Lima says she has noticed changes in the behavior of gang members… ‘Now you see them serve food [at church] for the homeless. This never before,’” refutes that gang members gang members would not be involved in crime nor violence but can set a good example to younger children in the community. Gang members would not influence other children the right behaviors if they continue to set the wrong example for them. Boyle shouldn’t share the information to the police because gang members would still believe in Boyle and would continue to change positively and other teens and children would see good changes in their community rather than bad and it would do well for the…show more content…
When the article states, “he says he will persist in the only strategy he believes will work, one proven successful by a figure than Jesus Christ,” it illustrates that religion can be the way out of violence and crime. The only way gang members can believe in unconditional love and religion is by having Father Boyle’s faith. If Boyle gives the information, the gang members would loose his trust and faith. If the gang members loose Boyle’s trust, they would no longer be motivated to change their life styles. “‘I feel it every time there’s some violence,’ he says. ‘I can only do as much as I can do.’ And what he can do is believe in his course of unconditional love,” reiterates that Boyle still has faith in unconditional love. The only way gang members can believe in unconditional love and religion is by having faith in Father Boyle. Everything Boyle had worked on would be all a waste if he gives the information to the police because the gang members would loose his trust. Love is the only thing that can take away the cloud of hate of the gang members and telling the police would only bring the hate back even worse. Unconditional love would be the solution to bringing peace in to the community so therefore father Boyle shouldn’t give the information to the
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