To Sweep Down The Mightiest Walls Of Exile Analysis

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“Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.” This quote was told by a man named Robert F. Kennedy. By the sounds of it one would think that Father Greg Boyle said this quote, and just by how real it sounds and the impression Father Boyle is trying to portray a sense of togetherness. “Sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance”, this part of the quote draws out what is trying to be said by Father Boyle in his book. Father Boyle uses the book to show his beliefs and what really is going on in the world of hate, injustice, oppression, and judgement. The key issue is that most people do not even understand that they are preventing people from living a life where they are accepted and do not have to worry about being judged. Talking about Justice meaning equality, entitlement and an advantage to those who are in need of it. When Father Boyle…show more content…
He answers me with a response that has stuck with me every since then. My dad tells me that back in the “older days” people did not understand that aspect of living and that things are getting better. Still confused I ask when will it stop. He looks at me and says well once the world is filled with the next generation and the people who lived in the time where people did not approve of loving anyone are gone then the world will be on its way to improve. Father Boyle writes a book entirely about the struggles that people have to find justice. In the whole book he does not go around people to believe in what he has to say but allows the person look back and reflect on if that kind of lifestyle is worth it. Once the person is ready Boyle will take the person under his wing and help mold them into a person of

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