The author shows this with all of the feelings, facts and descriptions he uses. This book is very important because it teaches the reader things they didn’t know well or proves to them that they are wrong if they believed that the Holocaust was not harmful. No one had the right to treat these people in that way and no one has the right to ban this book because this will be censorship. Night also shows the truth about the Holocaust and teaches us that this period in history should be prevented from happening
In document B it says “they had more supplies and Jewish police. If your own people are watching over you are not gonna be afraid. The Jews did not want to believe that this horrific stuff was happening. The jews believed in god and they thought god would do no evil so they did not believe these things were happening. In page 7 of the book night it states that But people not only refused to believe his tales, they refused to listen.
“Like many of the Jews believed, he didn’t think the hatred could last…” - Hans does not understand the reasons for the persecution of the Jews. He thinks all Jews are humans just as he is, and thinks they deserve the same respect as any other German deserves. 3. “It’s chaos out there, and chaos is what we need.” - Walter, part of the Nazi party, helped his Jewish friend Max escape from the Kristallnacht raids despite the risks. Walter ignored the teachings of the Nazi party because he knew that Max was a human being just like he was; no more and no less.
The definition of resist is withstand the action or effect of. Throught the whole book the Jews resisted from the Natzi’s taking their culture. Although they could not fight back physically, the Jews kept their religion/culture in their hearts. When they were in in the camp the Jews would sing hebrew songs pg. 62-63.
This novel teaches you about hypocrisy and not trust anyone because they might be two sided. It also teaches you how religious sanction could be used in a wrong way to approve someone’s action such as sharing the story of Noah and beginning of life with the handmaids before the ceremony to make the situation a little holy and professional. They in fact made up some of the things. Despite the Bible reading, they didn’t mention anything to clarify that whatever they are doing isn’t considered rape and didn’t specifically connect their situation and
He could not be himself around his own family, he felt more comfortable around the missionaries; complete strangers. When Christian missionaries brought a new religion to the Ibo culture Nwoye changed his opinion about his cultures beliefs and religion.Nwoye was one of the best characters in this book because he had a conscious. He cared about what happened to people and he did not hurt a fly. He did not deserve being beaten and strangled by his father, no one does. Life in Nigeria seems very unfair and dangerous.
I would personally like to live in Opium rather than Aztlan. The slavery that happens in the book and our world today is an example of how human life is not appreciated. As humans we should all have some sort of mutual respect for human life. People were not put on this earth to be slaves. And no one ever has a good reason for enslavement.
Shawshank prison - Not a place for rehabilitation, a place for atonement - Life is brutal - The bible and discipline are the key instruments for warden Norton in running the prison. - Hierocracy with the rules of Shawshank. Warden and Captain are exempt to them. - As long as the prison follows the bible the warden does not care of the happenings of the prisoners. - '(Lack of hope) First you hate them then you start to get used to them ' - Red.
“The Jews belief does not come or go, for it does not rely on circumstances or external factors. It is built-in.” (Cotlar 1). What this quote is describing is that the Jewish people, despite feeling endless pain and punishment, but at no time diminished in their belief in God. Of course not all Jews stayed strong, but the majority did not ever leave God even in the face of death. “If (Colin) Kaepernick cared about black lives he would be in Chicago telling those primates to stop killing each other” (Armour 1).
That being said, not all synagogues are accepting - many have a far way to go, in terms of their acceptance. It still remains, however, that the progress that is being made is detrimental to keeping transgender folks not only within religious communities such as Judaism, but also to keeping them safe. Transgender people face violence in their everyday lives - having a community to go back to that not only supports and loves you keeps these people alive. I as a transgender man am not religious, however, the family of my boyfriend is; being accepted and encouraged to join Jewish practices and traditions not only makes me feel welcomed but it makes me feel accepted for who I am. This is how all transgender individuals should
From a Buddhist perspective, one follows the Eight Fold Path in order to transcend reality. Inversely, Jews seek shelter within Gods commandments in order to be saved from the allure of Satan’s and sin. For Jews, no “middle way” can exist within an orthodox practice of Judaism as it opens one up to sin. However, Buddhists do believe in Karma, the binding force of negative interactions that tethers those seeking spiritual enlightenment or nirvana to the world. Although their practices differ minutely, a sense of grand oneness is shared between Judaism and Buddhism, as well as their methods of ritualistic worship in temples, synagogues or Sangha’s.
This means not creating anything or destructing anything. To the extent of not turning on light, or cooking, or driving. The reason for following the laws is to show devotion to God. There are more devote Jews then others. This all based on how they interoperate the law.
Shin failed to do this because he is a very honest, but well-meaning, person. “‘You haven’t lived but a few years,” one of the guards told Shin. ‘Just confess and go out and live. Would you like to die in here?’ ‘I… really don’t know anything,’ he replied.” (page 58) One other way to survive is to not show any signs of rebellion or free speech. Expressing displeasure is especially prohibited.
From the very beginning of World War II, the Jews practiced denial as a form of survival. The prospect of the rumors of concentration camps and slaughtering of their friends and family being true was too great a burden for many of them. As a means of survival, the Jews attempted to keep their lives as normal as possible. Continuing to live in denial of their ever changing surrounding, the Jews remained peaceful and formed their own community. With no resistance from the Jews, the Germans had to exert little force to maintain control.