He says that people fear death as if it is the evilest thing that can happen to a person during his entire life. According to Socrates, people with little benefits should not only take into account the consequences of their actions such as ALMARRI living or dying; but should only consider if these actions are just or unjust. Socrates means that death penalty should not hinder people from doing something they perceive to be justifiable. For example, he says that man should not risk living with something shameful, but would rather take into account death or something else if stationed by a ruler or another man. Unexamined
It wasn’t me. They made me come with them. You got to tell the law that Mr. Gropé.” (6). Unfortunately for Jefferson, Mr. Gropé dies. Jefferson goes to trial and is quickly found guilty: “A white man had been killed during a robbery, and though two of the robbers had been killed on the spot, one had been captured, and he, too would have to die” (4).
Furthermore, just decision making should not be interfered with in the face of death because we simply do not know that death is a bad thing. Socrates explains this further in passage 29a, “You see, fearing death, gentlemen, is nothing other than thinking one is wise when one isn’t, since it’s thinking one knows what one doesn’t know. I mean, no one knows whether death may not be the greatest of all goods for people, but they fear it as if they knew for certain that it’s the worst thing of all. Yet surely this is the most blameworthy ignorance of thinking one knows what one doesn’t know,” (Plato, 44). In this passage, Socrates conveys that because man does not know what the consequences of their own death are, whether it is the worst thing or best thing that can happen to them, it is selfish and irrelevant to let their irrational fears of the unknown interfere with their lifestyle and decisions if they believe themselves to be leading a just and honorable
There is an ample amount of evidence that suggests Socrates delivered his death speech in order to not outrun death, but to outrun wickedness, which was far more dangerous. The author also gives many reasons why death would be okay. In example, Socrates explains that he would have died without
Even when facing death, Socrates choices to follow his sentence and not disobey the law. Prior to this action, Socrates does go against the popular opinion regarding the trial of the soldiers. Instead, of giving one trial to the group as the nation desired, Socrates went against it. Socrates remained loyal to the laws of Athen by stating there must be a trial for each person individually. Because of this loyalty to the laws, Socrates almost lost his life as he’s about to lose it in the present.
he story of the movie ’12 Angry Men’ is grounded on the trail of eighteen years old boy who was accused of killing his abusive father stabbing to death. Twelve jury have been chosen to decide the fate of the boy. If the jury finds him guilty then he will be sentenced to death, it was a grave responsibility for them since it was a matter of life and death. The face of the convict was shown for the first and last time while the jury was retiring from the room, it was a gloomy face whose life is at the hands of the decision of the jury. As the jury entered into the jury room, the air inside the room was hot, which can also be symbolic to the intensity of the case.
The next thing that would be obvious to conclude from this play is the fact that Beneatha´s most ambitious dream would have to become a doctor. We find this out at the beginning of the play when her older brother, Walter, makes a reference to it, “Have we figured out yet, just exactly how much medical school is going to cost?” (Hansberry 34). In this scene, Walter and Beneatha were discussing the fate of the life insurance money, that was suppose to be coming in that day. For Beneatha’s dream to be fulfilled, she would need an unlimited amount of money, which she does not possess. This is a major obstacle, that many people still face today, when they try to complete their
“Et tu, Brute?” meaning even you Brutus as Caesar falls to death as he was murder by Brutus and senators on the idles of March. The reaction that comes to Caesar that surprised him was one of his good friends, Brutus, he thought he trusted was the one who betrayed him. In act three, scene one as Caesar falls to his death after Casca stabs him first as other followed along with Brutus onto the stabbing. This is leading to Caesar finding out he was betrayed by Brutus. "For Brutus, as you know was Caesar's angel.
The jurors need to sentence a young man being accused of murder; all 12 jurors must come to a unanimous decision if they decide he’s guilty he’s be executed. If he’s declared innocent he walks free. The film essentially boils down into one question. What is the value of human life? The individual jurors each have their own biases which are formed from their past experiences.
I come from a very large family and family is a part of who I am. I need to be able to be present in my future children’s lives. Another reason I want to be a physician assistant is that they can switch specialties fairly easily. I have always had an issue with indecisiveness and getting bored easily. This job means I can work in family medicine and then switch to emergency if I feel as though I need a change.
The whole jury sentenced tom to jail and everyone thought he was guilty besides atticus. The Ku Klux Klan would convince all these white people that blacks were so bad and how they do horrible things when really it was the white people doing
In January 1950 the second trial took place with guilty verdicts on both sides. Many people then thought that Hiss was a victim of communism, while other thought he knew what he was doing, and justice fulfilled. In November 15, 1996 at the age of 92 Hiss past awayed, and with him died any claims that he
In the novel, And Then There Were None, Lawrence “Justice” Wargrave, a judge, a suspect of murder, is put on trial for the murder of Edward Seton. Wargrave grew up knowing that he wanted to do something for Justice. So, now he is a judge, sending people to jail for Justice and for the greater good of society. Getting the bad guys off the streets. Now, the tides have turned and he is put on trial for convincing the jury in the Edward Seton case.
This was shocking to me since, my whole life up until this year, I believed I was going to become an amazing medical doctor. It was extremely hard to accept the fact that, the career I had always dreamt of wasn’t something I was passionate about. I knew if I didn’t have that passion,