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...Yagami’s use of the death note to create a morally just world by eliminating all of the criminals seems like a just cause, but it is overshadowed by intimidating the people, vowing to kill a sword enemy, and by killing the innocent policemen that come close to knowing his true identity. While Light’s moral cleansing is slightly different than Hitler’s the same principals of selfishness and the use of death to cover ones’ tracks still apply and are not qualities of a hero. In history classes today, it is taught that Hitler one of the most evil men in the history of the modern world. The striking resemblance between Light Yagami and the man holding this title is a clear message from Obha that Light Yagami is not a hero. There is no good in him, but a psychopath who will stop at nothing to achieve world domination, even if it leaves a wake of dead bodies behind him.
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