The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier

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What is the relationship between looking at the "good and evils" of life to actually "disturbing the universe" in The Chocolate War?    

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To perceive good and evil is a thought process.  One would look at the issues, analyse those issues and determine which value assessment to give them; good or evil. 

On the other hand "to disturb the universe is to actively take part in changing or attempting to change some long held value or tradition.  To disturb the universe is courageous and powerful in deed.

When Jerry decided not to sell the chocolates at the fundraiser, he was not...

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