The main character, Pedro Páramo turned out to be the most immoral man in the novel. He had to lie, kill and bribe to earn his reputation of Comala’s cacique: he has been corrupted. Greed corrupted everyone, ranging from the most insignificant figures in the novel to the most influential. Damasio’s corruption had its roots in greed. Damasio, commonly known as, “El Tilcuate” was another one of Pedro’s many workers, and alike the others, he has been corrupted by greed.
All this leads to is “major losses to public assets and to the interests of the states and people,” (Buckley). In a Chinese Former Official Faces Corruption Trial by Chris Buckley presents a leader named Zhou Yougkang who is very corrupt. He took advantage of others to gain power which hurts the government. Hurting the government affects the people in their everyday lives. That is why the people of that Society had put them on trial for ruining their government.
The famous Roman orator and senator Publius Tacitus once wrote that “the more the laws, the more corrupt the government.” A corrupt system always tries to put restrictions and create laws in order to ensure that their power as an authority is not in danger of being disregarded. In Suzanne Collins’ renowned novel The Hunger Games, the Capitol is a corrupt system in Panem because it abuses its powers to control the citizens. It does so by forcing restrictions on the freedom of the people, favoring the rich and imposing harsh punishments. Firstly, The Capitol believes in a system that restricts the citizen 's freedom to ensure their supremacy on the public. For instance, when Katniss sneaks into the woods and comments about the situations of starvation
Their main tactic is to steal from the rich and give to the poor, an act that has made them very popular among the common people while infuriating the regime. Eventually the authorities manage to assassinate their leader, but the organization emerges even stronger. Police officers Leo and Jin are tasked with eliminating the new leader, with their suspicions lying towards a blind dancer named Mei. However, a romance occurs that complicates the situation even
A person’s arrogance can be the complete downfall of a society. Arrogance is in everyone around us including the people who run countries and the world. Throughout the novel the main person who runs one of the most dangerous places in the world is completely driven by his arrogance and greed. Jurassic Park, by Michael Crichton, shows how arrogance and greed are not good trades to have in people that make big, impactful decisions. The novel Jurassic Park is based on one man who has access to the most dangerous animals in the world and because of his arrogance and greed he refuses to think anything can go wrong.
He would not listen because he was overcome with greed and the thought of wealth. Like most people in the business world, he began to build a big factory that would cause a lot of problems for nature and living things around them. He made smog in the air and polluted the pond made the Borwn Bar-ba-loots leave
Rockefeller, was a ruthless oil company that achieved its monopoly through aggressive and often illegal business practices. The company frequently purchased competitors, undercutted prices, and made shady deals with the railroads for their monopoly to succeed. Ida Tarbell, an American teacher. Author, and journalist, being personally affected by the Standard Oil Company was picked by her at the time job, McClure’s Magazine to investigate about the company. Her article, “History of Standard Oil Company, raised public awareness of Rockefeller’s ruthless monopoly.
Power and greed for reaching at the top of the ranking board drove peter to abuse Tris and stab Edward in the eye. Veronica Roth makes sure that readers know how dangerous power can be: it can drive good people to do terrible things. As Mr. Prior warns Tris, a lust for power can lead men into dark and dangerous
In todays society, most people ambition wealth and this often leads to braking the law. They find themselves placed in a difficult situation in which they let there ambition guide them, selling drugs is a common and easy way people try to achieve this wealth. On the other hand, this ambition also leads them in focusing in their studies like me. The ambition which drives the majority of our society in wealth can either be good or bad depending on the method we use to achieve it. In Macbeth, the decision was obviously bad, killing king Duncan became his greatest torment leading him to doom.
“The most dangerous people. The people who violently destroy and end the most lives, are still on the outside- they are the people running banks, governments, and courtrooms and they are the people wearing military and police uniforms”. This above quote from the article really shocked me because people who have the most authority are capable of harming others. People who don’t have any sort of authority, they are being punished. The immigrants are being punished and given the worst punishments.