George Orwell does not see a difference in beggars who live on the streets and working people. He believes beggars shouldn’t be looked down on because they don’t have jobs. Abani, Hughes, and Orwell all claim that society pressures people into believing certain things and acting in certain ways by, making people learn from others mistakes, pressuring humans into doing what others do, and
Some people don’t mind being poor because money doesn’t mean anything for them and some people do mind about, physical appearance. These kind of examples bring along rivalry. Rivalry brings thoughts. Therefore thoughts bring danger for the “World State”. Prohibitions are required in a society like the World State to maintain order.
By definition, to be "just" one must possess the ability to fix a problem or argument with another. His laws were discriminatory in that they were often seen as cruel punishments for the lower-class society. One of the reasons why he was so hash was his lack of desire to deal with such little problems as Rule 195, "If a son strikes his father, his hands shall be cut off." Many believed there were better ways to solve these problems than physical punishments. This may be seen as the simple way out of court trials and therefore made King Hummurabi 's life a little easier.
Soldiers don’t necessarily have anything wrong with their behavior, however it causes them to be outcast as rude or impolite. They don’t feel as though there is anything wrong with their behavior and struggle to adjust to what is expected of them. In “Soldier’s Home,” Krebs, the protagonist, talks about how he wants a girl but he doesn’t “want to work for her.”(85) He feels that courting a girl would include having to lie to her about his interests and experiences in order to impress her. This mirrors the way soldiers feel like they have to lie to people in order to gain their interest. Which makes them feel secluded from the rest of the world because they don’t want to lie, and because of this, they have trouble adjusting after coming home.
In essence, we create a community without room for the autistic, and then complain when they find this unfair. People like Christopher cannot find their place in this society. Their attempts at conforming are met with rude comments and a lack of compassion. It is not difficult to avoid anger and irritation when in contact with autistic individuals, yet we find this easier than confronting our own pride and prejudice. We exclude the minority, and then blame them for not fitting in.
Riis found that the owners were overcharging for the tiny space provided to tenants. Owners did not consider the quality of life they were providing for their tenants. They never answered questions on the safety and comfort of their tenants. The owners focused solely on the profit they were making. Therefore, Riis wanted to expose this injustice, so appropriate measure could be
Amir decides to be a bystander instead of standing up for his good and faithful friend because he is afraid of getting hurt. His decision to not intervene, is a selfish move that affects many. Another example of Amir's selfishness appears when Amir asks Hassan if he would eat dirt for him (Hosseini 54). Hassan being the good and loyal friend responds by saying yes, but questions why Amir would want to make him do such a cruel thing. I believe that Amir asked Hassan that to remind him of his position as a servant.
The story has come to a point where Bartleby has refused to work and the narrator lets this slide by. This refusal to work would result in dismissal of one’s job, but the narrator continued Bartleby’s employment. However, this charitable act may just be a feint so the narrator’s “can cheaply purchase a delicious self-approval; to befriend Bartleby…will eventually prove a sweet morsel for my conscience”. (Melville 56). Rather than for the good purpose, the narrator is conforming to what he thinks society would like him to do in this kind of situation.
No doubt he deplores the actions of Alex as much as we do. What he is doing is creating a hopeless version of society taken over by youth. The youth do not share the values of their elders, nor do they admit any sort of normal associations with them. Parents are not obeyed, nor do they set examples. The best that can be hopes for in the world of Burgess is that the young will eventually grow up into copies of their parents.” (Evans, 409) This statement provides support that not only does the counterculture not conform to society, they operate independent from it, and a normal attribute of a society independent of another is another language.
Messenger boys sometimes never got paid,The Messenger boys would go to where the message was to be delivered and if the person was not found or declined the message the boys did not get paid. The owners did not really care or want to pay the messenger boys, they wanted the money for themselves. The text states “To them, it was not fair to lose payment on messages just because the person addressed could not be found or refused to accept the message.”( page 44) This symbolizes the unfair situation the Messenger boys had to work through. The owners did not want to pay the Messenger boys, the owners were probably really happy when the message was not delivered. At this time there were no labor laws, so the boys had no rights to protect them from unfair policies such as delivering a message and not getting paid.