Julius Caesar And Osama Bin Laden

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In the “Tragedy of Julius Caesar,” Marc Antony once said, “The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interrèd with their bones.” I agree that people are remembered by what bad they did, and not the good. Brutus is an example of only being remembered for killing Julius Caesar, although others may argue he is remembered for his good. Another person that is remembered for the evil they did was Osama Bin Laden. According to an article written by History.com Staff “9/11 Attacks,” Bin Laden’s al-Qaeda terrorist organization funded the attacks on September 11, 2001. These attacks caused havoc on the United States of America, and even after Bin Laden’s death, scars remain. According to the article written by Shmoop Editorial Team, …show more content…

He once was a “good” man, using his extensive connections to win financial and moral support for the Afghan Rebels (History.com).The pain and grief that was caused by that day will forever live on. Even after his death on May 2, 2011, there are still consequences from his actions (CNN). Some may argue that Brutus is remembered for the good he did; however, they are wrong. One of the most famous lines from the book Julius Caesar is “Et tu, Brute?” This is the part where Brutus, brutally murdered his best friend, Caesar. Brutus is rarely remembered for doing “what is best for Rome.” This proves my side that the good is buried with your bones, and the evil lives on. The line between good and bad is a very jagged one. Everyone has their own opinions and they differ from one act to the next. Some may say that stealing food to feed the hungry is a crime, but others say it is meant to help someone, so it is acceptable. In the case of Brutus, he was not given enough time to show that Caesar dying was for the better. The acts of decency were buried with his body. In Osama Bin Laden's case even after his death, the United States still has to live with the terrible crimes he committed. The evil he committed still lives

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