While Hamlet is hesitant Laertes is brash and impulsive. He even states that in his confrontation with King Claudius “Let come what comes, only I 'll be revenged Most thoroughly for my father.” (4.5.148-154) Laertes does not do much thinking when it comes to avenging his father. The opposite is said about Hamlet who spends too much time contemplating whether he should avenge his father. They both were in the same situation but went about it very differently. In the final confrontation between Claudius, Laertes and Hamlet their colliding motives leads to the death of each person.
These are open to all, whatever their level of intelligence. These religious view foster the idea of a moral self: Each of is capable of great good, but also great evil. Refusing to serve and love god is the greatest evil. We do good when we make God the centre of our lives; we do wrong when we retreat from this commitment. Plato strongly influenced Christian thought and Christians like Augustine adopted Plato’s view that the self or soul is rational, immaterial, and immortal and not basically self-interested.
At this point he is admitting fault with lying to Ender about the battles just being a game, and not the actual war. At this point in the book, Card intends that the reader catches on to the fact that Ender dislikes lying, if the reader has not done so already. After this point in the book, Ender does not tell a lie, but only tells the truth. This is how Ender was able to rise up as a person from such a traumatic event, and learn quickly that lying is never the answer, and that it will result in nothing good in the end. Ender even admits earlier that Colonel Graff was indeed right in his speculation of Ender not being able to kill off the bugger species if he had known exactly what he was doing.
They are simply based on a whole bunch of concepts that we know to be true. This could be said in regards to God’s existence, as well. After all, McCloskey does state that, “most theists do not come to believe in God as a basis for religious believe, but come to religion as a result of other reasons and factors,” (McCloskey, 62). McCloskey believes that the arguments he makes individually cannot make a case for the existence of God. McCloskey argued against the three theistic proofs, cosmological argument, theological argument, and the argument from design.
That ain’t no good” (97). By shooting Lennie, George tries to spare him the pain of rotting away in a jail cell or the agony of Curley attacking him. Additionally, George doesn’t want Lennie to be scared, he wants Lennie to be happy before he died. George felt that it was better that he was the one to do it. Similarly, when Candy lets Carlson shoot his dog he immediately regrets it, “[he] oughta shot that dog [himself]... [he] shouldn’t outta of let no stranger shoot [his] dog” (61).
The chorus states, “How shall it seem good? What hope is there? Do you not see that you were wrong? How you have been wrong, it is not a pleasure for me to say, and pain for you.”(Aeschylus 261). This quote means that Prometheus does not believe that giving the creation of fire to the humans was not a bad idea and is willing to accept any punishment.
However, his greatest denial comes when he purposely tries to forget about Gene jouncing the limb and tells Gene “I don’t know, I must have just lost my balance” (Knowles 66). As wartime creeps closer, suddenly his fake reality must disappear. Phineas comes to admit to Gene that the war exists and confides to him that “I’ll hate it everywhere if I’m not in this war!” but if some organization would allow him to enlist despite being disabled, “Then there would have been a war” (Knowles 190). Later, Brinker and several other classmates hold a mock trial for the incident at the tree. During this trial, Phineas begins to grow more and more angry as his classmates force him to admit to himself that Gene meant to jostle the
1. Why do you think Cross does not use the term “sacrament” in his chapter title? Cross believes the word sacrament is misunderstood. He “doesn’t use the term sacrament in this chapter title because he believes it indicates we must perform or participate in them to receive a blessing from God.” (p. 84). The process of such rituals implies that I can do some action to receive a special gift from God.
This causes Macbeth to take action to try to ensure that he will not lose the crown to Banquo’s descendants. Unlike Macbeth killing Duncan to fulfill a prophecy, here, Macbeth is acting on the basis of trying to stop a prophecy from being fulfilled. The murderer’s end up killing Banquo but Fleance manages to escape, which means the prophecy may still come to pass. It is interesting that in spite of the actions Macbeth takes, it appears as though fate is what has kept Fleance alive. Had he died, none of Banquo’s descendants would have been able to be king one day.
While he generates a Jesus-like following for those he influenced on his adventure, he lacks the mental fortitude of facing the actuality of death. McCandless begins his adventure with determination that even: “if this adventure proves fatal and you don’t ever hear from me again… now [I] walk into the wild.” (Krakauer, 1). His acknowledgment of the risk in the wilderness and lack of fear highlights him as a code hero. He does not want to die, but he knows embarking on this dangerous adventure his chances are slim. McCandless’ adventure turns fatal averse to the code hero–as is understood from his notes.