To What Extent Is Killing Justified In Of Mice And Men

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Killing another seems very unjustifiable, which might be the case but when someone takes another 's life and sent to prison, death row or capital punishment is needed to put that person were they belong. People like that deserve to die because of their mistake of killing another and it deters other people to not kill others, showing them what would happen. In the case of Capital Punishment, Hunting for Sport, or George and Lennie, killing is a justifiable act. In the case of capital punishment killing is justified and needs to be done. For example, “Some crimes are so inherently evil they demand strict penalties up to and including death”(McClatchy). This shows that some crimes are so terrible that the person committing said crimes doesn…show more content…
George 's act of killing Lennie was justified because George didn 't want Lennie to suffer and did what he thought was right. When Candy was talking to George he said this “you don 't know that Curley. Curley gon’ta wanta get’im lynched. Curley’ll get’im killed” (Steinbeck 94). This proves that Candy knows what would happen to Lennie if he was not killed by George and knew that George didn 't want Lennie to die that way. After George kills Lennie Slim says this to George, “ You hadda, George. I swear you hadda. Come with me’ He led George into the entrance of the trail and up toward the highway” (Steinbeck). Slim knew George didn 't want to kill Lennie but it had to end that way so he tried to comfort George. To conclude, killing is justified because it helps more than hurts with the hunting and the death sentence and George was only doing what was right. Criminals are put down and and money keeps going to the conservations do to killing and it is justified do to that reason. Even if killing is wrong with murder but that is a innocent and with no cause and shouldn’t happen these killing are justified. Populations of animals will grow and become better and criminal activity will decrease in the future but it will
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