Scarlet Letter And Young Goodman Why Do We Lie

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Throughout the entire existance of our species humans have done something that no other species can demonstrate, lying. Erase that “fact” from your minds, because the behavior is seen all across the animal kingdom, and can be even traced with the existence of life itself. Even though this reality may seem to dampen the spirits on your “human superiority” complex, the reason why we lie is an obvious tactic that would ensure survival within any species. We lie to ensure our survival that nature wouldn’t have intended. But our insurrection isn’t always unchecked. Such that, continuous disruptions of natural law can lead to doomed results. This is seen through the course of two stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne. In The Scarlet Letter, and Young Goodman

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