The Meaning of Truth and Judgment
In society, truth has no meaning because people in numbers, rule and come together, only believing what they want to believe. Great strength in numbers is a key factor in The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller. What the townspeople of Salem said, always went. There is no arguing and no deciding. If someone was accused or judged as being a witch, they were most like condemned for being one.
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with people, sir" (p 10). Of course the community would want to stick together and no one would dare stand against the work of the Devil or the law of the court. No matter what anyone had said against the foolish thought of the Devil in Salem, it would not have helped because no matter what the truth, the people in society, at the right time and place, would only believe what they want to believe.