Atticus Philosophy In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Atticus also has the philosophy that he will not accept something as the truth just because Maycomb County does so. He always states that “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view - until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” (39). He will not accept that the African Americans of Maycomb are worse than the Whites. He says that you have to get to know them in a more personal way before you can judge them. He is always treating the African Americans of Maycomb County with the same, or even more respect than he treats the white people. He knows that people are all created equal, but are judged more harshly based on what they are born with. Atticus is a good man who treats everybody with the
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