Violence And Love Essay

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Violence and Love In the movie Freedom Writers, what impressed me most is that those nonwhite kids seems to have inherent hatred towards other color people and what they choose to do to “deal” with those problems caused by racial discrimination, is violence----fight with fists or even guns. But is it right for those nonwhite kids to use violent ways to fight for respects or deal with bias problems? In my posture, it’s definitely not! On one hand, those immature kids lack of objective judgment, so their ideas tend to be too much radical. On the other hand, it 's not an impactful way to achieve what they want. The most effective way to get respects and love is to show your respects and love to others. In this essay, the negative results of violence…show more content…
And in some way, barbarity is the quickest way to stop being belittled by others. In my opinion, it’s wrong. First of all, if you want to gain equality rights and respect, violence is not a convincible method because that would contradict your rights to freedom. May as well look back to American civil rights movement, what the leader Martin Luther King claimed most was nonviolence. “We must not allow our creative protest to degenerate into physical violence.”6 Violence is rude; violence is irrational; violence is against humanity. It would let you in a passive position for lacking of reason then you can’t get any respect. Furthermore, what the violence brings to us is always negative. There are some events in America caused by racial discrimination. The most mentionable one is 1992 Los Angeles riots. It is exactly the event told in the beginning of Freedom Writers and is also the most horrible violent event in America. It might was a catalyst for those nonwhite kids to hate other ethnic people, for protest event just happened right around them, in Long Beach. Widespread riots led to really vicious damage. In this event, “In total, 53 people were killed during the riots and over 2,000 people were injured.”7 About 8-10 hundred billion dollars lost in property and over 1000 houses were burnt. What 's more, about 10 thousand people were arrested. How disastrous it will be when you use violence to settle with racial problems! As Gandhi put, “I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary. The evil it does is
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