Equality is proclaiming that his life will be best lived in a purely selfish manner, where he will not take care of anyone else, but will not ask anyone to take care of him either. This idea of noble selfishness makes him go as far as denouncing the word we as “a monster”, and worshipping “This god, this one word: I”(97). His transition is complete with this refocusing of his mind from worship of the group, to his new god,
Aristotle is a philosophy whose main goal is to be happy or to find happiness also how you can be a better human bean. Aristotle 's also states that happiness is not what brings us Pleasure or Honor but contemplation. The way Aristotle 's sees pleasure and honor is wrong is because it only brings happiness for a short period. Not only that but everyone has different values and lifestyles that does not comply with everyone 's views of pleasure and honor the same way. Aristotle makes it clear that happiness should already be instilled in our brain, and that it 's not something people should achieve to fill complete or have happiness as a goal.
Such that whenever Victor encountered his inhumane creation, he does not reconsider his creation’s feelings, but rather easily become swayed by his own morality; that his creation was the only cause of his suffering and it should be exterminated. Even after countless opportunities to reconsider his ideas, Victor performed futile effort toward his issues, which he continuously applied his idea that his logic was the only thing that was
I believe that John Proctor grows tired of the accusations, as to why he speaks of his false involvement with Satan in front of the town. Specifically, Deputy Danforth uses John Proctor as an example for conviction as he is certain he will be able to turn others
Creon’s pride does not allow him to see anyone else’s reasoning for performing certain actions. This is shown by his questioning of the god’s authority to carry out what is necessary. When Antigone challenges Creon, he only sees the events through his perspective because of his pride. In this, Creon is demonstrated as a tragic hero with his tragic
Buddhism can be viewed as pessimistic because it teaches that all desires and pleasant times in this world are temporary and eventually aimless. In this way, suffering is the only constant reality. Consequently, in this regard, Buddhism is a pessimistic religion. It rather teaches that individual should withdraw from all life pleasures, than maximizing life to its fullest. On the other hand, Buddhism teaches the way to end suffering.
Also, he remained not a man of himself, yet created by one who was afraid. A man who “talked no morals and did nothing wrong” Dorian became what Henry couldn’t become. It really is a pity, being so beautiful yet so dumb that it forces you into becoming an ugly fiend. Pictures are meant to be immortal, no matter how much he might run away from it, he can’t escape reality, but then he shows moments of indecisiveness, since he wants to leave his corruption yet he wants to keep going. Dorian Gray truly depicts the fall of innocence and that outer beauty is meaningless if the seed is rotten.
Stevenson portrays Jekyll as impotent against his temptations, due to his attempt to purify his soul. On the other hand, he portrays Utterson as one who does not succumb to his desires. Stevenson seldom ever speaks of Utterson’s temptations and instead, focuses more on Jekyll’s pleasure of the “thought of [the] separation of these elements” (61), in order to avoid jeopardizing his reputation. Towards the end of the novella, Stevenson reveals Jekyll’s belief and sole purpose to split humankind’s two natures. Meanwhile, despite the minimal mentions of how Utterson tackles his temptations, Stevenson primarily shows Utterson’s dominance over his desires.
Antigone sees this pride as damaged, and believes that he does not use logic in his reasoning. The logical way to handle the situation, from Antigone’s point of view, would be to bury Polyneices because doing so would please the gods. Antigone is not afraid of Creon because she recognizes that Creon’s order is coming from his disillusionment of the power he holds. This magnifies Antigone’s determination to resist Creon’s decree. On the other hand, Antigone knows that the gods are not prideful.
The author thinks when people suffer; they said it is god will and they do nothing about it. However, if you do not believe in God, you try to find a solution for your sufferance. He thinks people who believe in God are narrow-minded which mean there will not tolerate other people view. The author chooses not to believe in God because it makes him happier. He does not think there is an omnipresent force that makes our choices for us.