To Kill a Mockingbird

Jem And Scout have different views about telling people at school how well Atticus can shoot. Explain this difference. Which view is closer to your own ?

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Jem is dumbstruck with the accuracy of his father's shot. Miss Maudie tells the children that their father used to be known as "One-Shot Finch," the best dead-shot in the county. She says he doesn't shoot unless he has to, because he feels that when he holds a gun, God has given him an unfair advantage over living beings. Scout wants to tell everyone in school about the incident, but Jem tells her not to. Jem explains that he wouldn't care if Atticus "couldn't do a blessed thing," because Atticus is a gentleman. 

What would you do? Would you sit back and enjoy the moment, ot shout it out to the world?