On how to learn from the lessons in any book of fiction but in this particular case from ONE. OF. THE. BEST. BOOKS. EVER. PERIOD.
What made Atticus so admired. He was trustworthy, principled, strong, courageous, fair, loyal and humble. And Finch was perceptive when it came to what we’d call “group social dynamics” - he forgives the individual members of the mob that show up to hurt Tom Robinson, a man he’s defending, simply because he understands that mob psychology is capable of overwhelming otherwise good people.