The Crucible: Is Stealing A Right Or Wrong?

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Between February of 1692 and May of 1693 there was something called the Salem Witch Trials that occurred in colonial Massachusetts. More than 200 people were accused of practicing witchcraft which was the devil’s magic and 20 people were executed. Eventually, the colony admitted that the trials were a mistake and compensated the families of those convicted. The people that executed the 20 victims because they were accused of witchcraft thought what they were doing was right. So in conclusion the differences between right and wrong was not clear in the past. For Today standards the differences can be either way. Here are some examples that explain this reasoning. You were taught that stealing was wrong but what if it can save a person’s life.…show more content…
It might depend on that person to decide it? When we are young, we were told what to to do and what not to do, and at that age, it’s pretty straight forward and clear. We were told what is right and what is wrong by the guardian that was taking care of us. But as we get older we start to question the differences between right and wrong and our views of life starts to change.We lose the ability to differentiate the good and the bad because of the influence of the world around us, such as society, culture, religion, traditions, and the people in positions of authority. We hardly see people say or think is this the right thing to do, we tend to see people do things out of there own free will not thinking if it’s the right thing of wrong thing to do. In certain situations, the differences between right and wrong is clear in all problems we face. Some may be hard to figure out but in reality there is always going to be one solution better than the other. We sometimes think about our options in the short term instead of the long run, so some options might seem better in the end but in reality we might have made a…show more content…
In my opinion, the decision of the statement “The Differences between Right and Wrong is clear” is truly determined by the individual. When i said it is determined by the individual it also depends of the situation. Like i said earlier about if you would steal something to save someone’s life then it depends on the person. In my opinion if it means to save a human being then i would do
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