The Perils Of Difference By Elie Wiesel Analysis

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Indifference is “unnatural.” Indifference is a “blurred line between light and dark.” Indifference is “tempting.” Indifference is “dangerous.” Indifference is “careless”. Indifference is “seductive.” Indifference is not a “beginning it's an end.” Indifference takes away our “humanity.” Indifference is an “important lesson.” Indifference is “a friend of the enemy.” Author and Holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel in his speech, “The Perils of Indifference,” claims that indifference is “dangerous.” He supports his claim by first defining indifference and how it has impacted everything around us, then he illustrates his personal experiences. Finally, Wiesel gives us examples on how it has divided us. Wiesel’s purpose is to inform and create awareness in order to prevent the horrific experiences from repeating. He creates a thankful, serious and informative tone for the politics, ambassadors, members of congress and to Mr. and Mrs. Clinton. Ultimately, it's important to be aware of indifference so we can make a change. The general argument made by author Elie Wiesel is that indifference is horrible. More specifically, Wiesel argues that “indifference is a friend of the.” He writes, “indifference can be tempting.” In this speech, Wiesel is suggesting that even if it is tempting we can not give in. In conclusion Wiesel’s belief is that indifference is…show more content…
Wiesel survived and lived to tell about his experiences;however he wants us to learn how can society abolish indifference. He truly wants us to take “action” because “inaction” makes us “bystanders.” Armenia 1915, The Holocaust 1933, Cambodia 1975, Rwanda 1990, Bosnia 1995, Darfur 2003, Syria (started) 2011 all of these have one thing in common, they are mass killings. We need to work together and help the people. It is vital to take action because we must unit and fight for people’s
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