Bible Human Nature

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Human nature, it is the characteristics that all of mankind portrays through its behavior.

Thus showing mankind’s true colors or in other words the truth about itself. In essence, the truth within human nature there is aspects such as curiosity and fear,it could lead man to develop traits such as avarice and prejudice or worst of all temptation. This aspects of human nature can all come with a lack of understanding when faced with enigma’s.All of these traits inherited from humanity’s ancestors stimulate mankind to commit transgressions and have a sinful nature.Human nature has been referred throughout texts such as the Bible ,which dates back to ancient times and plausibly the origins of life. The origin of man’s nature starts there.
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It is allusion that Marquez relates to the slave or judgemental times of the bible such the enslavement of the Hebrews or the crucifixion of christ .In the exposition the novel's main characters married couple Elisenda and Pelayo encounter an old man on the shore of a beach while fighting crabs. What’s so peculiar about this old man is that he has wings and speaks unusual dialect that no one could understand. Therefore they label him and call him an angel. This label in the story is one of discrimination and as a result the old man receives no respect. For instance the text states “ ...when they went out into the courtyard with the first light of dawn, they found the whole neighborhood in front of the chicken coop having fun with the angel, without the slightest reverence, tossing him through the openings things to eat through the openings.”(Marquez, 1).Marquez’s purpose for this allusion is to show that mankind’s rather prejudice nature does not lead to an understanding of someone. Man cannot apprehend this old man as an individual thus leading to disrespect to the extent where he is being mocked by the public. It is in this part of the plot Marquez makes the allusion to the crucifixion of christ. For instance in the Bible the text states “ They knelt in front of him and mocked him. Hail, king of the…show more content…
Weak for not overcoming the power of sin. The source of its weakness is on account of it being misguided, having prejudice and lack of understanding and greed. Jack from the “Lord of the Flies” lossed his innocence and corrupted himself by not overcoming his desire to kill and eat pigs to demonstrate his power and to rule. The same goes for Adam and Eve who wanted to possess forbidden knowledge in a hunger for power. Or in “The Metamorphosis” where mankind’s own transgressional nature exposes it for what it truly is. The truth that it a indeed weak through this representation of the insect Gregor Samsa is and his inferiority. Which relates back to Adam and Eve when they were exposed by being naked for their immoral act which was caused by their weakness to temptation. “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings: A Tale for Children” showed a need to cover its weaknesses only stimulates mankind’s sinful nature. To cover up it’s inferiority mankind feels the need to not to show respect for others especially those who may be or connected to a higher power. The old man from the short story was considered an angel, and instead of being viewed as a supernatural being he was treated like an animal. The same way with christ he was not believed to be the son of God because man couldn’t believe accept that idea of a higher power on Earth, so it nailed him to a cross. Or like when the
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