Louie craved attention but had never won it in the form of praise, so he sought it in the form of punishment.
Inching around the first-class deck, Louie found a little window in which pints of beer kept magically appearing. He made them magically disappear.
This self-respect and sense of self-worth, the innermost armament of the soul, lies at the heart of humanness; to be deprived of it is to be dehumanized, to be cleaved from, and cast below, mankind.
Dignity is as essential to human life as water, food, and oxygen.