The Perils Of Indifference Analysis

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Indifference between people played a big part in our world. It caused wars and deaths. For example, during the Holocaust people ended up losing their families and some of them even watched them burn right in front of their eyes. The collaborators are the most responsible for the Holocaust and these type of acts. Just like Night and The Perils of Indifference by Elie Wiesel, there were many instances of indifference. The characters in Night were treated very indifferently as if they were not human. They were slaves doing work for people and were treated like animals. Although collaborators take the blame for the Holocaust and the indifference between people, the perpetrators and bystanders could have done something to prevent it from happening.…show more content…
The perpetrators gave the order to the collaborators to do the killing and the collaborators agreed with them and collaborated to do the job. The collaborators could have stopped the perpetrators by telling them no and talking them out of it. The bystanders could have helped the situation by doing something instead of staying quiet. In Elie Wiesel: The Perils of Indifference, Elie talks about indifference and how it affects people, “Indifference, after all, is more dangerous than anger and hatred” (2). Indifference has a bigger impact on people compared to anger and hatred. Indifference minimizes humans to make them seem worthless which makes a big impact in their lives. This makes people question themselves to see if they are worth living. Indifference can also make someone feel forgotten and isolated. When someone feels forgotten, they feel unimportant and worthless. The collaborators are the most responsible for the Holocaust by murdering thousands of Jews. Jews were indifferent because they were treated differently compared to other humans. They were treated like animals and made them do things that no human being should do. This contributed to the Holocaust because it made them seem
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