Argumentative Essay On White Supremacism

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The difference of skin color or race is taught, and we are taught to act a certain way this creates our children’s view. Who then become adults who act on what they were taught. And when these spiteful people grow up. Other’s human rights are sacrificed and the people who are indifferent to this only make it worse because of these, human rights cannot be actualized due to existing beliefs of white supremacists as well as the teachings of Christian churches. The term white supremacy or supremacists is used for people who believe that the white races are superior over all the others.
White supremacy all began with the roman catholic church and pope Francis saying: “they are the superior race” then him and the Romanians went fourth and conquered
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Since most Germans were Christian Hitler took control of the churches to turn the religion against the Jews and to promote Nazism, On March 23, 1933 Hitler gave a speech to the Reichstag, Hitler described Christianity as the foundation for German values. For example, in the novel night written by Wiesel. Elie talks about how he heard a man call for god to which Elie responded: “Behind me, I heard the same man asking: “for god’s sake, where is god?” and from within me “I heard a voice answer: “where he is? This is where – hanging here from these gallows…” that night, the soup tasted of corpses.” (Wiesel 65). Another example of this is when it is new years in the concentration camp, in this Elie is losing his faith in god because he is the creator, he is questioning why? if he is the creator of everything? Then why did he create such hurt and torture for them. “blessed be god’s name? why, but why would I bless him? Every fiber in me rebelled. Because he caused thousands of children to burn in his mass graves? Because he kept six crematoria working day and night, including sabbath and the holy days? Because in his great might, he had created Auschwitz, Birkenau, Buna, and so many other factories of death? How could I say to him: blessed be thou, almighty, master of the universe, who chose us among all nations to be tortured day and night, to watch as…show more content…
If it is continued and a church with the religious belife that teaches that white supremacy is okay, and as long as people have an excuse to think that this is okay, then it will continue, it will also continue if the ones who are indifferent to white supremacy, do not change in the speech perils of indifference written by Elie Wiesel. In his speech, he explains that “Indifference is not a beginning: it is an end. And therefore, indifference is always the friend of the enemy, for it benefits the aggressor”. Now without everyone wanting the same thing, human rights will not change. Not because of human nature but because of the teachings of the Christian church’s as well as white supremacist
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