The Wicked World

January 4, 2011
By , Steubenville, OH
The world is cruel.

The world is wicked.

These are the words of Judge Claude Frollo of Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Though, at the first introduction to the ear, they are mere sentences uttered by a being created to entertain the masses, meager words in another Disney song. But if you turn your attention to not the words nor the melody they accompany, but the meaning, then are they as irrelevant as you are led to believe at first glance?

He accuses the world of being cruel, of our own -- and his own -- people being wicked. Yet our own opinions must be formed against the depths of Frollo’s misanthropic diatribe.

So the world is cruel.

The world is wicked.

Examine these words and equate them to the world you are existing in at this very moment. Does it look cruel? Look out your window, through your heavily drawn blinds, and out at the citizens strolling the streets. Do they appear wicked? If they do, what will you do about that?

Take a moment to study them.

They are the world.

The world is cruel.

The world is wicked.

Is it really?

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David J. said...
Apr. 29, 2011 at 1:12 pm
great job never thought about it that way
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