Letter From Birmingham City Jail

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Being able to embrace your talents. The ability to make decisions without external influence and having no discrimination between different ethnicity. All of this are results of freedom. Many dystopian works of fiction also describe the outcome of societies in which individuals who challenged the cruel traditions showed bravery and made changes to the society. Likewise, the American founding fathers believed that freedom would lead to a better future for America so they challenged the colonists to make positive changes. In order to attain freedom, one must take action and make changes in the present. Freedom can only occur by standing up to the opposition and sacrificing one’s life. In the “Letter From Birmingham City Jail” by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., King fought against segregation through nonviolence. This was King’s most profound defense of nonviolent program for Civil Rights movement in the United States. King uses persuasive speech to respond to the opposition saying, “... I have consistently…show more content…
Omelas is known to be a “perfect” society but there was this room that had no windows and there was a child who was trapped to there. He was beat everyday in order for the town to remain peaceful and the people who came and saw the child left in tears and anger. “They leave Omelas, they walk ahead into the darkness, and they do not come back” (4). These people don’t accept the world for how it is, and they are determined to do something. They need freedom for themselves from this cursed town, and they can’t free the child so they free themselves, even though it means leaving this paradise and going to the
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