Intuition In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Steve Jobs once said, “Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life...have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” By this he means don't let the voices and beliefs of others overrule yours, but instead follow your own intuition. This is exactly what Atticus teaches his children in the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. In the novel, Atticus shows his children that even though everyone may be against your belief or stand on something, continue to think for yourself even though you may look foolish.
For example, when Scout and Atticus were talking about the summer ahead of them before the trial Scout had said, “Atticus, you must be wrong… most folks seem to think they’re right and you’re wrong” (...). Atticus replied,

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