Paper on the Golden Rule

Paper on the Golden Rule - Lindsay Lastinger English 9 Ms....

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Lindsay Lastinger English 9 Ms. Carver October 15, 2007 Good Deeds Going Unrewarded Every day, millions of people attempt to live by the golden rule: Treat others as you would like to be treated . Whether it be donating to the food bank, or adopting a Christmas child, this centuries old quote has been used in various ways throughout history. Sometimes these good Samaritans are rewarded for their actions, however, most of the time their only reward is the happiness that is brought to their heart. People are always rewarded with the happiness of doing something good, but they are not always rewarded physically. A prime example of not being rewarded for a good deed can be found in “War”, a short story written by Jack London. In this story a young soldier spares the life of an innocent-looking man, only to be shot by the same man a day later. The irony of this situation is heart wrenching. The soldier, expecting to be spared, is killed by the very same man that he had saved a day
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