Good Vs. Evil In Ariel Castro's Life

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Cleveland Abduction “No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.” No human is born with an evil bone in their body, however not everyone understands the drive of evils intent and how it can transform them into what some consider to be a “monster.” There is never justification in forcing people to do things against their will. It’s quite unfortunate to realize how a person’s mind can be manipulated into not knowing the difference between right or wrong through horrible experiences; more the less how to control themselves from wrong-doing because of them. Ariel Castro’s mind was only distorted by the horrible experiences that he endured throughout his life. His mind captivated the idea of a “family”…show more content…
As a child, he was physically abused by his mother which is never an acceptable environment in search of compassion or love. Not to mention being molested at the age of 5 by his own uncle, which gave him even less of an understanding on how to love or show empathy. With everything he learned as a child, the behaviors that grew upon him led him to his spiraling downfall. As an adult, he and his wife fell through harsh times in domestic violence disputes, to the point where she decided to leave him. As if that wasn’t devastating enough, she got custody of their four…show more content…
There was only relief from the community knowing that they were all alive. But was there true justice for these women? No price in money can replace the time they spent locked away. As for Castro’s family, they didn’t necessarily need justice. None of them knew what was going on. They can’t be blamed for his actions. They can be blamed for hurting him and transforming him into what most people will refer to him as; a monster. He wanted peace but never found it with everything he did. However the “family” he created did receive the freedom they deserved many years ago. Each of them have moved on with their own lives and they all know of the choice Ariel Castro chose to make after his prison sentencing. In conclusion, Ariel Castro wanted goodness to come out of what he had done. He mistook everything he did and never looked back. The evil that was created in his mind overcame the goodness that was in his heart, if there was any to begin with. He let evils intent to drive him enough to his downfall, and now his story of destroying people’s lives along with his own will be known forever. However, no one shall forget the good that the three women have tried to make of
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