The Good Earth Essay | Immorality Vs. Humanity

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Immorality Vs. Humanity

Summary: Essay refers to the book "The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck and describes how the character of Wang Lung was a good man even though he conducted some horrible things.
Excusing wrong and sinful behavior by its necessity gives people false feeling that denies truth blinds fault and mistakes. Achieving goals by using ideology " all the means necessary" might seem glorious because it is effective. Although very successful, it is not right and satisfying. Since selfishness and carelessness is involved, sometimes it tends to hurt others, but the harm remains unseen as long as the destined purpose is fulfilled. Therefore along the path to the success, people behave immoral. They act very human unlike taking advantage of others as parasites, as bulldozers crashing and damaging everything on its way and using other's weaknesses as hens do. On the way to success codes of morality are being forgotten.

The contrary between the kindness and nobleness of Wang Lung's family and infanticide, pillaging, slavery, drug involvement and less severe actions raise a question about what codes of morality do...

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