He also notices that a child is on the track and is very likely to be killed by the oncoming train. Bob is unable to stop the train and the boy is too far away to warn, but he can use a switch that will change the train’s path away from the child but will instead trajectory the train towards his Bugatti. Bob does not turn the switch because he wants to keep his car and the financial benefits that come with it. The boy is killed and Bob lives happily with his Bugatti and the money he gets from it. Most will agree that Bob’s lack of action was horribly wrong.
, They run and hide in an old church in windrixville. IN chapter 5, the two boys change their appearance by cutting and bleaching their hair so they don't match the descriptions in the paper. They believe it's safe enough to go get food in town while dally informs them in that the two gangs are in a war. In chapter 6 Chery agrees to testify against bob and say johnny was acting in self defense. As they are on their way back from Dairy Queen, they spot a church on fire and they heroically jump in and save the lives of many children.
Christopher disregards this because of his strong distaste and unfamiliarity for strangers. Christopher’s life is put at jeopardy when he is stuck in the train tracks, unable to escape, however, it is the brave act of one man that saves Christopher (Haddon 182-183). Christopher’s ignorance to social cues and scenarios negatively impacts Christopher’s well-being, and growth as an
Analysis: The Singer Solution to World Poverty In Peter Singer’s The Singer Solution to World Poverty he discusses the merits of giving up our luxuries in order to help save someone’s life. He has a situation (hypothetical) of Bob who has saved his entire life to buy a Bugatti. He has not insured the car and is taking it for a drive, he parks the car by the end of a rail way track and gets out for a walk. While walking he can see a train coming down the track straight for his car.
While being accused of many things and getting yelled at by his teachers Paul just stands there smiling. Paul is deathly afraid of his father and is constantly dreading going home and getting yelled at. Paul seeks many things but it is always stopped from achieving his goals by his attitude and his father. One day, Paul wakes up and hops on a train to get away from his normal life. Paul does this so he can finally be free and seek other opportunities.
Phony thought he was just as good as a southern gentleman even With all the challenges he faced every day. Johnny started out gold and stayed good for a long time but nothing gold can stay. Johnny had to make a split second choice in between bob and phony boys life and he choice to kill bob.and save phoony boy. killing bob even though he did save phoony boy made johnny lose his gold. johnny redeemed gold after risking his life to save those kids in the burning.
As much as Jew’s wanted to speak for themselves, or even save others, this wasn’t possible due to their fear of winning them causing silence. In the Elie Wiesel’s memoir, Night, shows how Wiesel’s experience was during this harsh time in his life as a teenager. During this experience, Wiesel discovers how others, also including him, decided to remain silent as a result of their fear, causing some choices to be avoided and not made. To sum up, Wiesel’s experience portrays that fear always wins and causes others to be silent. Throughout this experience, Wiesel meets another person who is going through the same situation as him.
After hearing about Johnny’s death Dally is devastated with grief and ends up getting killed by the police after stealing from a store. Darry says to Ponyboy, ”He’s just robbed a grocery store and the cops are after him.” (p. 153). There deaths are ironic because they both die trying to help someone else Johnny those in the fire and Dally in trying to help Johnny.
This YouTube video presents with a terrifying moral dilemma. Scenario one introduced the trolley problem as if I was a rail yard worker in control of a lever that can switch the track. When suddenly comes, a runaway trolley barreling down the track heading towards five people who are completely unaware of the runaway trolley. If this trolley continues this track all five people would be killed. I have the option of pulling the lever allowing the trolley to switch tracks and save of five people from their impending doom.
Picture being so scared walking home alone that you had to carry a switchblade around. In The Outsiders Ponyboy, and his friends who are called the greasers, live in a violent, bad neighborhood without their parents. They are against a group called Socs who are a higher class, in a much better neighborhood and they jump the greasers all the time out of nowhere. The setting causes the characters to be tense and anxious, for example, Johnny and Darry who can never calm down and loosen up. They always have to look behind their back everywhere they go.
Society’s struggles often go unrecognized by the people standing by. Many people are afraid to act upon a difficult situation such as: someone getting bullied, or noticing someone’s purse getting stolen, and doing nothing about it. The flaws from the 21st century generation that is learned from ancestors, such as someone’s neglect and lack of empathy. Both “Richard Cory” and “Musee des Beaux Arts” emphasize the importance of apathy and empathy.
In relationships, especially in interracial ones, it's one thing to experiment or to get a quick-fix, but it's quite a different story when dealing with actual marriage. Marriage is a sanctity that should not be messed around with, given its status as being one of the only cultural universal social institutions around. However, humans are born as curious creatures, which helps them evolve by breaking out from the constraints of the media and of society. When racial division is involved, the issue of curiosity is illuminated. In Spike Lee's 1991 movie, Jungle Fever, there are many characters who explain this curiosity phenomenon through their actions, and there's one in particular who is practically the epitome of racial division.
Having two best friends is wonderful, but we all know how horrible it is when they fight and you become the mediator. Upon working out the drama and hear two different stories. Likewise, the film and book, The Great Gatsby have a vast discrepancy between them. Not only did Luhrmann have the nerve to leave out a major piece of text , but also one of the most important quotes.