The people had already put aside their emotions for others, and began to give up all hope for a better life, and then the public executions made many give up their religious beliefs and hope for a nice afterlife. Whenever the gallows first showed up, and the first hanging of a boy took place, Elie thought, “this boy, leaning up against the gallows, deeply upset me”(Wiesel, 62). The sense of justice and that the good were rewarded and the bad were punished began to fade. The Jews can see that the judges in the camps can do as they please and choose who lives and dies, and that the sentences are not always fair. The crematorium did not involve them looking death in the face, but with the gallows they were dehumanized because they could not look away from the facts that life is not fair and just, and that their beliefs should be doubted.
The excerpt states that the outbreak of the plague currently exiles and imprisons the town of Oran, and its close gates recommended by government officials leave many people separated from their love ones and also leave a sense of imprisonment within the town itself. However, right before this feeling of exile surrender, people of Oran were living their lives as they normally do, pretending that nothing is wrong until the death toll of the plague victims spikes sharply upward leading to the closing of the town gates and quarantined. Father Paneloux, a jesuit has given a sermon asserting that the plague is a punishment send by God because the citizens has been sinful and scorned God. Like an occupied town, the plague makes Oran a microcosm of Camus’ absurd universe, which is a philosophical view that states that the world is absurd and meaningless, there is no God or cosmic order, and that human beings are doomed to suffer and die. The section I picked to work with is interesting because as a reader it makes you think or question the meaning
In “Resistance During the Holocaust” resistance was so hard because many Jews were murdered by the Nazis and they had very little access to weapons. The purpose for passive resistance was to forget the worries of the ghetto life and to keep themselves clean, and personal satisfaction. The types of cultural and spiritual resistance were Violins of hope, poems, books, music, reading, writing, singing, photography, and art. Oskar Schindler, Raoul Wallenberg, and Chiune Sugihara were forced enormous risks to save and care for those being persecuted in Europe. For example, people can best respond to conflict by passively resisting because of legacies, hope, and survival.
Both of these writers felt responsible to inform their white readership of the hardships slavery had on not only them but on other slaves. For example, Olaudah Equiano experienced being taken away by white people from his country. He even found himself wishing to be back at his former slavery in preference of his “present situation”. He states, “...I became so sick and low that I was not able to eat, not had I the least desire to taste anything. I now wished for the last friend, death to relieve me..”(130).
Third - Others may say that tybalt is to blame for all the deaths. In the end the Prince is at fault for the death if he had just enforced the law and the consequences of them the outcome of the entire play could be different. He stated that anyone caught fighting would be killed for disruption of the peace and the town. Some people think that he was not involved too much and is not the biggest cause of all the deaths. On the other hand making the laws puts him in control of the laws and those causing some of the
The Muselmanner died from things that they couldn't fix, but other people could. If people cared about what was going on in Germany, many would fight against them. In conclusion, indifference can make people be corrupt. Some people think if indifference was evil, then they wouldn't be doing it. However, according to Elie Wiesel's speech called, "The Perils of Indifference," he set forth, "every minute one of them dies of disease, violence, famine.
This event is especially significant to the painting because according to Florence Inferno, Pope Clemente VII was “the first patron” and had “special wishes”, however, was unable to oversee the real painting rather next-in-line Pope Paul III who had the honor. The “Sack of Rome” was most likely the cause of why Pope Clemente VII was unable to see the real painting, because according to Encyclopædia Britannica the “Sack of Rome” caused “an orgy of destruction and massacre, terrorizing the population and humiliating Pope Clement VII” , consequently, leading to his death in the year 1534. Further, another major event that shaped life during the painting of “The Last Judgement” was “The Society of Jesus” (short for “Jesuits”) being founded in 1540 (NPR,
Individuals make choices every day that affect history. During the Holocaust, the mass murder of Jews during Hitler’s reign, ordinary European citizens shaped history by allowing Jews to die. Their decisions were greatly influenced by their understanding of the universe of obligation, which sociologist Helen Fein defines as “The circle of individuals and groups ‘toward whom obligations are owed, to whom rules apply, and whose injuries call for [amends]’ (“We and They” 56). The majority of ordinary citizens chose to neglect Jews in order to protect themselves or their families. However, some brave individuals called upstanders chose to stand up to the Nazi regime by rescuing Jews and other victims of persecution.
This causes people to live in fear that another cold war may happen due to both sides having them still. The cold war also led to destructive conflicts like the Vietnam War and the Korean War. This tore families and societies apart leaving people homeless, jobless and grieving over lost ones. This overall had a negative effect on society but some good did come out of it, for example the Berlin Wall was demolished and the two German nations were unified, the Baltic States and some former Soviet Republics achieved independence, Communism collapsed worldwide and America became the sole superpower of the world. (A Brief Overview of the causes and effects of the cold war, 2017).
After the Medieval Era in Europe, Europeans began to adopt a fresh way of thought which helped propel Italy and other European countries into the Renaissance. After the Black Death swept across Europe people began to stray away from the church. Countless people were upset that the Church could not stop the Black Death from spreading and killing almost two-thirds of Europe 's population. Thus, people began to adopt a new way of thought which lead to the revival of classic Greco-Roman work and the study of humans and their accomplishments rather than focusing on religious figures. Europeans began to change their way of thinking after the Medieval Era by focusing on the importance of education, creating a secular society rather than a religious one and reviving the arts of classical civilizations and focused on the accomplishments of humans.
“Men even when in great numbers fear the mongols even if there was only one” account by someone written in a letter. Many people including kids, fathers, mothers, priest, and many more lives were lost, due to the mongols need for war. The mongols would also shoot their own dead using catapults. Because of this the plague known as the Black Death started to spread to the rest of Europe. The christian were not as bad, sure they would kill and rape like the mongols did, but they did not take it to the extremes of the mongols.
The Civil War, fought from 1861 to 1865, was known to be one of the most deadly wars. The destruction of the war caused many deaths and also many families to be torn apart. Several people believe that the Civil war could have been avoided and countless lives could have been saved. However, I believe that the Civil War was inevitable because of the different beliefs between the North and the South over economics and slavery. The Civil war was bound to happen because of the dissimilarities between north and south over economics.
The Black Plague, a horrific event in the Renaissance Era, was a downfall known for many deaths. Those with higher social class got the opportunity to leave, while the peasants fought through it. This later resulted in education becoming a priority to all society. Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini declares On the Education of Free Men “Need I then impress upon you the importance of the study of philosophy and of letters.. When letters cease, darkness covers the land” (doc 1) Learning the classics of Greece and Rome developed the knowledge throughout society in education, Piccolomini wanted all to know the importance of learning.
We think that the Dark Ages helped Europe become a better place, because the hardships they went through and the mistakes they made, caused them to become stronger. Things like plague, an unstable government, and lawlessness caused Europe to be dark. It HAS caused millions of people to be killed, even after a great rise in population, But in conclusion, we think that the Dark Ages of Europe were really dark, but they shaped the Europe we have
However, he was not able to finish this job he had started because of his unfortunate assassination. The Jim Crow law made it exceptionally hard for the African American community to gain Civil Rights. The law declared that in places of business, schools, churches, etc. it was acceptable to have the act of segregation. There was a group of people who were