Persuasive Essay On Button Short Story

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In the story “Button, Button,” the Lewis family was given a choice to push a button to kill someone for $50,000. I would choose to not push the button and to contact the police to notify them about it. Unlike Norma, I believe killing someone you don’t know is definitely still murder if you do it willingly. The prize for pushing the button seems too good to be true. Even though you are murdering someone, it seems like you should be punished as well if you are getting the large amount of money. If you pushed the button you would live with the guilt of murder and will be reminded of it with the things you got with the money. For example, if the Lewis family took a trip to Europe, the would constantly be reminded that to get the money to go there,
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