“There is only one sin, only one” (Hosseini 17). This advice was given to Amir from Baba during a conversation about sin after Amirs fifth grade teacher told him that drinking was bad. Baba told him this because he wanted his son to grow up to be like him, a wealthy respected man. Baba’s words were used throughout all of The Kite Runner. Theft is the biggest sin.
The biggest sin to baba is theft. One day in school, a Muslim teacher told Amir and his classmates that drinking was a sin. When he got home, Amir asked his father Baba, who drank often, about what the teacher had said. Baba proceeded to tell Amir that the only sin was theft. If it was a life or an object you stole. “there is only one sin, only one. And that is theft, Every other sin is a variation of theft…When you kill a man, you steal his life. You steal his wife’s right to a husband, rob his children of a father. When you tell a lie you steal someone’s right to the truth. When you cheat, you steal the right to fairness” (Hosseini 17). This quote was big in the book because when Baba was saying this to Amir he was keeping a big secret from him. The fact that Hassan was his brother and Amir might’ve felt that his dad loved him more and that Baba wasn’t giving his love away to just some boy.
Profanity Synthesis Essay
In the Biblical book of Leviticus, chapter 19, they talk about loving your neighbor as yourself. They talk about not oppressing your neighbor, not cursing the deaf or put a stumbling block before the blind. But the sin that they really hone in on is theft. The bible is opposite of The Kite Runner In Leviticus 19:11 God says 11“You shall not steal; you shall not deal falsely; you shall not lie to one another. 12 You shall not swear by my name falsely, and so profane the name of your God: I am the Lord.”
In the Islamic view, there are three sins. They are “associating others with Allah (don’t worship any other God), being undutiful (not doing the duties asked of y…