Atoning a Sin A sin can be committed in many ways, whether it is by doing a bad deed, telling a lie or bringing shame to one’s family. Sins will always harm someone including the sinner himself or herself. Harm can be in the form of physical and emotional pain, and both forms last forever. However, if one can feel guilt and regret in their actions it is possible to atone for any sin. Much like a criminal who has committed a crime and served their time in jail can come back out and redeem themselves by helping others and starting anew.
Why is it that the people who care the most about you hate to see you fail? Do they feel your pain? Even though they may not physically feel what you are going through they do understand that failure is rough. They know how much it hurts to accept a loss and they understand just how bad it aches because everyone feels the all too real sting of failure. Although the actuality of failure is so terrifying, many good features result from it.
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne vividly portrays the different ways people can deal with their failures. The story gives insight to each of our struggles between good and evil. Although failure is part of human nature, also is the ability to redeem
He starts to allow the reader to empathize with him by going from identifying the woman as his victim to stating how her response caused him to feel bad about himself. Staples does an excellent job in drawing a guilty sensation from the audience, which is important when gaining an emotion response. "I grew accustomed to but never being comfortable," in my opinion, this is the most influential statement because it makes the readers feel guilt and think about being in the writer 's shoes (614). He accomplishes a rhetorical goal by pulling emotion from his audience. He makes the audience see from his level that racism still exists whether society chooses to believe it or
You have to learn how your actions will influence you throughout the rest of your life. Odysseus soon learned that his actions and decisions were going to decide his fate so instead of making his decisions alone he asks for help and guidance from people. We have to learn to do this too, sometimes it's okay to admit that you don’t know what you're doing and you need some help with making a difficult decision. Overall the story of Odysseus in The Odyssey taught us a lot of things and morals to live by. Some choices might be tough, but you can ask for help, and as long as you have the courage, you’ll hit home
The guilt can expand the thinking that a person might have but when a person thinks about the guilt they can start healing because they come to realize the truth. In the text it states, “ We often take responsibility in a way that goes beyond what we can reasonably be held responsible for.”(para. 6, Moral Logic) This quote from the text shows that people all around the world usually take blame or responsibility over things they may have not done. That further explains the claim that people should feel survivor's guilt because it occurs in many ways, in ways where they don’t even take thought of it and just act upon feeling guilt, which allows them to
‘Funny how the people who desperately want to change you are the least likely to change anything about themselves’. That is one of my favourite quotes that demonstrates the harsh and unfortunate realities of societal control. Whether it be with leaders in society, media or ordinary everyday people, stereotypical and authoritative restraints are placed on everyone. My report demonstrates how and why control is used to oppress others. The texts I have chosen as examples are ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ and ‘Whiplash’.
Her point is that talents will not improve unless used in situations that, although may be difficult, will improve and open up more opportunities. Despite this letter is written to her son, the point she tries to prove to her son is a philosophy that should be lived by in life. As she says in the letter, “the habits of a vigorous mind are formed in contending with difficulties.” The struggles and toils everyone experiences in life are part of the never ending learning process that is required in life. Even though these difficulties may be a pain, your own character and talents will never improve if the these struggles did not
A lesson you should learn from this play is that people make mistakes all the time. but it is how they react to their mistake is how you should judge them on it. If people do everything they can to make up for something they messed up on they are an honorable person because everyone makes mistakes, but it is what you do to fix those mistakes that makes you honorable or flawed. In the end John Proctor makes an ultimate sacrafice to make up for all the problems he had
Mohammed, When watching the news and you see the victims that have suffered some type of hate crime, you can really see that they are in pain. I do agree that hate crimes can have significant and wide range of psychological, emotional distress and many other consequences. All we can do is imaging their pain and empathize with them for what they just went through. I also agree that the damage done through hate crime doesn 't only affect the victim, but the community as well. Their will be an increase of fear for their personal safety and for their families as well.
They keep trying no matter hard it can be and they will keep on going until there is solution. Teen Activists take risks by fighting for what they want no matter what, by being determined and standing up to make a difference, by always being able to willingly help others and by realizing the challenge they will have to overcome to do so. They speak where and when others won’t. The cause of taking this risk is leaving behind legacies for many years to come. The Fight Teen activists take the risk of fighting for what they think will cause betterment.
While it is becoming common knowledge spanking has negative impacts on the emotional and psychological health of children, the practice still endures in American society. This is because our society regards the practice as one rooted in the saying, “Spare the rod, spoil the child.” In addition, this concept of discipline is believed by some to be a means of teaching a child their place in the world. Though this phrase and system derives from Judeo-Christian faith, in modern times it has become a senseless punishment tradition. The way in which religious customs turn into pointless ideologies or means to obtain the upper hand is frightening. As seen in “The Lottery,” by Shirley Jackson and, “A Good Man is Hard to Find,” by Flannery O’Connor,
Doing things in your past that you regret can be hurtful, but hurtful things need to be learned from. In the interview conducted, Jennifer Justice states, “The past can be hurtful because if I did something I regretted, it would be hurtful to me now (Justice).” Jennifer has done things she has regretted in her past. She learned from her regrets to not make the same mistakes again. Both good and bad experiences in your past can be learned from. In the interview conducted, Jennifer Justice states, “I think both good and bad parts of your past can be learned from (Justice).” Jennifer, like most people, have had good and bad parts of her past.