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Mores Moral Conscience in A Man For All Seasons Destruction of an individual displays ones moral beliefs when he is destroyed The defeat is what counts most to defeat a man is to destroy the soul In the play A Man for All Seasons by Robert Bolt the notion that a man can be destroyed but not defeated is a premise that is clearly demonstrated by Sir Thomas More As the former Lord Chancellor of England More is the only man who truly sees problems his own ways He held onto his convictions and beliefs by refusing to support his King on the issue of divorcing his wife Catherine In the process of holding onto his beliefs he is pressured by his family his friends and the court of justice Unfortunately he is executed but remains a legacy to the people Despite his death he reminds others that they should hold on to their moral beliefs no matter what happens Sir Thomas Mores family went through great lengths in order to persuade More to swear to the Act of Succession If More would swear to the oath it would free him from the charges of high treason Mores daughter Margaret tried everything in order to pressure her father into taking the oath Margaret took an oath in an attempt to persuade More to surrender to the Kings will Say the words of the oath and in your heart think otherwise 83 More responded by saying What is an oath than but words we say to God 83 Mores moral decisions are demonstrated in ways that he cannot accept the oath Even though his own daughter is trying everything she possibly can to persuade his father More will not back down For he tells her daughter When a man takes an oath Meg hes holding his own self in his own hands Like water cups hands if he opens his fingers then - he
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