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Ankit Patel 11-21-10 Professor Maguire 2PM Class An Eye for an Eye The idea of revenge goes against my beliefs. The thought of harming another human doesn't strike me as a nice thing to do. For me, no real reason comes to mind to get back at someone for something they did. It just seems plain wrong. A great man, Mahatma Gandhi, said, “An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.” I include and follow this quote in my daily life. Contrary to people who believe in revenge towards others, I believe that it doesn't achieve anything for either side of the situation. The day I realized that vengeance wouldn't help me took place at school. I sat at a lunch table with my friends. Andy sat directly across for me. Eric and Chris questioned why I've changed my lunches from cookies and Capri Sun to salads and water. I told them I had diabetes and the table became quiet. I knew the topic destroyed the mood of the table. Andy didn't seem phased by it though. “What's the big deal? So you can't have sugar, it's not like you're terminally ill.” Internally I flared a little bit. “How the hell would you know, it's not like you have had to worry about this stuff
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