To Kill A Mockingbird Essay On Love And Injustice

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Injustice for Love Injustice can be caused by many things, hate, racism, fear, etc. But the feeling that connects all emotions, and even humans together is the one that can cause the most harm. If one is lucky enough, it can make one feel like they are in heaven, and people will go to hell to keep that feeling. That feeling that we all seek and desire is love. It can be argued it is the purpose for life, and some will end it to keep others Love is safe. a strong feeling that connects people to almost all of their emotions, so when it gets in the way of reason, it can cause injustice in very destructive ways. Since love is such a strong feeling, people would do anything to get or keep that feeling. According to (“Self Creation.com” n. pag.), “[l]ove is not an emotion. Love is the connection”. What Self Creation is saying is that love is more than something we can control, because it is a connection in which people would protect, or commit anything in the name of love. To help too carry this point further,…show more content…
Harper Lee once wrote in her book To Kill a Mockingbird: “People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for” (Lee 97). If this is indeed true, the populace won 't be able to do the right thing, and have a chance to do the wrong thing when they think their doing the right thing. A occurrence of this takes place in the book To Kill a Mockingbird: A jury never looks at a defendant it has convicted, and when this jury came in, not one of them looked at Tom Robinson. The foreman handed a piece of paper to Mr. Tate who handed it to the clerk who handed it to the judge… I shut my eyes. Judge Taylor was polling the jury “Guilty… guilty...guilty...guilty...” (Lee 282). Although this could be argued that Tom was convicted dou to the fact that he is black, but ultimately people deep inside will do anything to avoid the risk of endangering their
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