Obedience In The Hunger Games

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The Capitol’s participation in the slaughter of children is made possible by dehumanizing the tributes and the Capitol’s need to obey. With the Capitol’s obedience, the Hunger Games will continue. Although the citizens are not actively killing the tributes, watching the games contributes to the deaths. Allowing the Hunger Games to occur makes the Capitol just as responsible for the tributes’ murders as the gamemakers or President Snow. Similar to the Hunger games, many catastrophes transpire not because of the people who first-hand commit the acts, but rather the ones who watch on the sidelines and let the disaster unfold. Frequently, people remain in silence because of their obedience to the higher authority, then claim obedience was their

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