Elie Wiesel's Argument Against Discrimination

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Title Discrimination occurs everyday, and many choose to remain passive.Throughout these passages the three individuals Elie Wiesel, Martin Luther King Jr. , and Nelson Mandela refuse to accept passivity within the world. These man stood up for their belief that passivity is unacceptable. Elie Wiesel, has experienced discrimination for his religion during the holocaust, and because of this he refuses to remain pliant towards discrimination. Wiesel explains his refusal to remain passive: “The world did know and remained silent. And that is why I swore never to be silent whenever wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation” (1). He found the world's silence unacceptable, because it demonstrates that they had forgotten the people that
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