Oscar Wilde's Observation Of Disobedience

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Oscar Wilde’s observation of disobedience is accurate, he states “it is through disobedience that progress has been made” which in some situations is quite true. In order for change to occur sometimes not following the rules is necessary. Disobedience with a positive outcome and a great impact on others.
Harriet Tubman was an African American abolitionist, who was born a slave and escaped to freedom. Tubman devoted her life to assisting other captured slaves receive freedom with the help of the Underground Railroad. Including, that she aided the Union Army during the war as a spy and other roles, which led to the liberation of 700 slaves in South Carolina. In her later years, she contributed to the donation of a portion of her land to create
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She was known for refusing to give her seat on a bus to a white passenger. Afterwards, she was arrested and later released. Including, that the incident led to a citywide boycott, which for instance, was that African Americans or “coloreds” wouldn't ride the busses and instead walk or take cabs to work. The result of empty busses and the downfall of the transit company encouraged a boycott for more than several months. Soon after, the city of Montgomery lifted the law requiring segregation on public buses. Her disobedience was the effect of the Montgomery Bus Boycott being one of the largest and most successful mass movements against racial segregation in history. Parks stated, when asked about not giving up the seat, “people always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn't true. I was not tired physically... No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in.” Both women and their disobedience toward slavery and racial equality greatly influenced how we live in our modern society. Now we are all equal because these women along with others, both male and female, stood up for what they believed is right even though there was many risks and rules. Their contributions shaped the world we live in today because without these influential people no progress of these matters would have
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