Civil Disobedience In The Wine Of Astonishment By Bee Dorcas

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If historical figures decided to follow the rules and accept the norms of society, then many of the rights that has developed to this day would not have occurred. Simply a person who breaks the rule cannot be generalized as an unjust person, but should be judged upon why the person has broken those rules. In the Wine of Astonishment and throughout history it can be seen that laws, people had to obey under were not necessarily just and equal. Therefore, it can also mean the law makers only consider the vast majority of the people and not consider the minorities. Bee Dorcas, who is the pastor for the Shouter Baptist in Bonasse was confronted by the banning of his religion from the Crown Colony system, but made a decision to break the law by giving sermons and preaching the religion at the Bonasse’s church. Bee Dorcas’s actions are an act of justice because laws can restrict people’s freedom, how his actions were an example of civil disobedience to unite the community, just like Rosa Park used civil disobedience to gain justice to unite her community. When Bee Dorcas’s sermon of practicing the Shouter Baptist religion is viewed through the perspective of the laws of the Crown Colony system, Bee’s action was unjust. The evidence of why Bee was unjust is because the pastor was breaking the law of that system, which specifically stated that the Shouter Baptist religion is not to be practiced by any people under the British colony. Sandel wrote a book about justice and he

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