(Manuel G. Velasquez, 2014). Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) and John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) are generally considered the founders of utilitarianism. This principles make choice according to the most benefits will get based on that choice. Human natural seeks to maximize pleasure and minimize the pain. The action is right due to the consequences are good.
During the fire and throughout the book, it is seen that Johnny cares for others more than himself. Risking his life in the fire to save innocent kids, he never knew, has a selfless act not many people would take. This quotes also highlights the idea of Johnny's change to a hero. As seen at the beginning of the novel, Johnny is the boy from the wrong side of the track, and while the story unrolls, Johnny starts to become a hero. Johnny's selfless action of saving kids from a fire and not regretting his choice makes him a hero.
Johnny’s motivation is similar to Ponyboy’s, except that “He looked like he was having the time of his life” (Hinton 71). Johnny seemed like he was actually enjoying saving the children. He possibly admired heroes and it was his chance to become one, so he went with Ponyboy. If Ponyboy didn’t go to save the children, Johnny probably
Kuusisto would have wished to have been someone’s hero. Kuusisto would have wished for a reliable friend, but reading about someone similar to himself saving someone from slavery would be inspiring for Kuusisto. Kuusisto would have believed that he could save someone fro, torture because Huck, an outsider, did. Huck being a hero would be empowering
Over-organization is to stress formal structure, status, rules and details excessively. While over-organization can have bountiful number of effects, a main outcome of over-organization can be stability. While discussing the advantages of the Bokanovsky Process, the Directed stated, "Bokanovsky’s Process is one of the major instruments of social stability!” (Huxley 18). Here, the Director is explaining that an advantage of the Bokanovsky Process is that is creates social stability.
Through Fairey’s photograph shows the importance of peace in the world. The photograph is hope that the public will follow with global peace. Fairey’s political mural is successful in conveying his
I agree with the belief that Irish Oscar Wilde has that there is value that comes from disobedience and that it can improve social progress because of people like Martin Luther King Jr., with his civil rights movement, Rosa Parks with her equality for African Americans, and Henry David Thoreau, with his belief of equality for men,. Wilde claims that disobedience is a valuable human trait and that it can promote progress in society. He even states that “Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man’s original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion.” Martin Luther King Jr. is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights as an African
Last but not least he was trustworthy. Who do you think is a hero in the outsiders? First, Dally was bravve. How he was brave was he gave Ponyboy and Johnny a gun to take care of themselves. He also was brave when he covered Ponyboy and Johnny while they were running away Dally said to pony “ take care kid.”
Quite ironically, Peter seems to seek peace and unity on the net, just as how John Locke’s philosophy was used to justify a unity between the people and the government. Next, in the novel, Valentine is a loving individual that loves taking control and forming relationships with others. In history, Saint Valentine died as a martyr, and is often associated with romantic love in today’s world. Valentine could represent the compassionate, loving category of individuals in the human race. She took on the pseudonym of Demosthenes, a philosopher.
Both characters see the importance of courage. Jonas and Ponyboy made a lot of sacrifices to benefit the society. I think that both were very fearless for doing that. Jonas even escaped from the society to return memories to the citizens in his community. Because of him being so daring the people of the community will finally know the truth of the outside world and freedom of choice.
Things that heroes do are their decision. They can save someone from a burning building or rescue someone from a car crash. The little things people do are important to someone else. Firefighters save people everyday. Police officers can arrest criminals.
Conversely, not all advertisements are “you should buy this flashy outfit on sale” type of persuasion. Don’t forget advertisements of noble works. The American Red Cross is a noble cause, who merely wish to save the lives of others. The poster says in the first sentence, “When we give blood, we help save lives, often the lives of people we might never even meet.”
From a global perspective, positive psychology centers on the positive aspects of human development. It is a fact that as a human grows and matures, the person faces the same challenges that every developing human encounters. However, although there are many who are at the point in their lives where their efforts and labors are recognized, the recognition often does not support the person (Seligman, 2009). The author suggests that every human should place him or her on the path to the “good life.” This does not necessarily mean wealth or intangible assets but rather inner happiness and peace (p. 45).