Without mercy and consideration. We are not to, in judging other be severe, condemn or hurt others but to judge righteously. We have a great responsibility both to keep our souls and the souls of our fellow men. The soul of every man is eternal. As God has saved us at a great price and is keeping us and is being vigilant and watching over us, so must we be ready to deny ourselves and make necessary sacrifices to help other people - to correct, challenge, and teach and to warn them so that we will prevent them from backsliding.
I mean, if it was a guy, everybody’d say, Hey, no big deal, he got caught up in the Nam shit, he got seduced by the Greenies." (O’Brien 106-107). War is not just a battle of one group of men versus another. Rather, it is a fight between Man and Nature. A desperate battle for survival.
Even through all of the difficult situations I had faced at Valley Forge, I would still re-enlist and come back for another term. I know that there will be people who will oppose to my idea of re-enlisting because the experiences at Valley Forge had given us reasons to quit but behind the hardship of the situations, I know that Valley Forge had also given us reasons to stay. One reason why I would re-enlist is because I want to set a good example for the younger troops as well as for the people back in the states. Document D stated “Yet they still show a spirit of Alacrity and Contentment not to be expected for so young troops.”. This sentence tells you that even through the hard times at this place, the young soldiers are still happy and are still willing to suffer through all of this and win the freedom that their country deserves; so why can’t we?
War has always been, and will always be, a necessary action perpetrated by man. There are many reasons for war: rage, passion, greed, defense, and religion to name a few. When differences cannot be solved or compromised through mediation with an opposing party, war is the last remaining option. Muslim historian Ibn Khaldun wrote in fourteenth-century Spain, that “War is a universal and inevitable aspect of life, ordained by God to the same extent as the sky and the earth, the heat and the cold. The question of whether to fright is not a significant moral question because fighting is constant; the minor decision not to fight this war will be made only in the context of knowing that another war will present itself soon enough because it is simply always there.” (Peter S. Themes.
Beowulf has a great respect for his own skills, and before he goes to fight his first significant evil he does not ware armor because he feels it would be unfair advantage. “Grendel is no braver, no stronger/Than I am! I could kill him with my sword but I shall not,” 666-668. After protecting Herrot from the fierce monster Grendel without any armor he has earned the right to have confidence. The people reward him with gracious gifts not because he asked them it was because they love and respect his acts of bravery and courage.
If Odysseus didn’t feel this sense of duty toward those of Ithica, he would have given up. He would not have made it home. His men would see him as weak. His great feats would cease to exist and there would be no king of Ithica. He overcomes all the challenges he faces with his pride, the feeling that he needs to do it.
Death is better than having no honor. Men will easily give their lives without second thought to earn, and protect it. Honor’s role in “Thorstein the Staff-Struck” takes on several roles, but all of them are to achieve one common goal. The various roles take on the common goal of achieving honor itself. Thorstein’s nick-name “the Staff-Struck” is a strain on his honor because his masculinity is being questioned after his first bout with Thord.
A good leader is one who brings out the best in his people while being a servant to them. Pride often seems to come between a leader and his decisions. Picard never makes mention of what would be best for him, but instead is always thinking about his crew and what is in their best interest. In "The Defector" he repeatedly make comments to his desire for his crew to have a noble and honorable cause for war. He does not want their deaths to be in vain.
The author repeatedly exemplifies the soldiers that fought and the families that suffered as honorable people. During this archaic time, Kleos was an ultimate achievment that everyone would strive for under any circumstance. The characters in the Iliad sacraficed family, love, and belonging in order to achieve greatness. Although going out to war is still considered an honorable act, in todays society we try to minimize bloodshed and opt for peaceful negotitions. Even though kleos is not a recognized attainmnet, we must always remember that those who protect our rights and our freedom should be given our highest esteem and
They didn’t see themselves as a hero and instead the survivor had guilt for being there while their comrade were fighting for their lives. They knew how terrible the war in the island was and didn’t want to lie to millions of people for bonds, but they knew that they had to, to give their buddies a better chance to survive and return home sound and save. James Bradley’s purpose was very unquestionable all he wanted was to remain us about these men, not to forget them, and first of all to let us know who they were in the first place. As I far as I could see there were many prove of what he was trying to make us know about them, there were pictures that he revealed of the six men with their families. Also, they were the persons who helped to make his purpose more precise.