Elie Wiesel's Hope, Despair, And Memory

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In Elie Wiesel’s speech, “Hope, Despair, and Memory,” he emphasizes the importance of peace. He states throughout his speech that we need to give the gift of peace to others and that mankind needs peace more than ever. War will go on forever, but peace can easily be lost if we don’t try to make peace every single day. He even quotes The Talmud to emphasize his point “It is the wise men who will bring about peace.” He also tries to connect with people from all over the world, for example he says that Israel has gone without peace for thousands of years, this statement may be harsh, but it gets across his point. Overall after reading Elie Wiesel’s speech you will clearly see that having peace is crucial part of success.

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