Silence And Silence By Elie Wiesel Essay

1304 Words Apr 4th, 2016 6 Pages
There are many ways how silence could be efficient or harmful. However, I believe that silence is dangerous in many ways possible. My reasons are that people wouldn’t be able to express their thoughts on important situation and serious topics with silence, as well as the tension of silence from the people. Also, people could have limited knowledge because of silence, and silence can be destructive to a person’s or the other’s personality.

My first reason is that people wouldn’t be able to express their thoughts on important situation and serious topics with silence, as well as the tension of silence from the people. In the book “Night” by Elie Wiesel, it shows a part when a foreign Jew, called Moche the Beadle escapes the brutal hands of the Nazis. Elie says that “Moche went from one Jewish house from another telling the story.” In this quote, it shows that many Jewish people were in denial. Elie
Wiesel also mentions that the people thought of Moche the Beadle as a madman. He says it himself that he only felt pity. It also shows that the Jews relieved themselves by thinking Hitler would not do any harm to them even if he wanted to. Even when bad things kept happening to the Jews, they were in false optimism, until German cars showed up to their place and they got transported. Another evidence for this reason is that in the Speech Excerpts from Gandhi’s
“Quit India,” Gandhi makes a connection and states “If we keep quiet and do not play…

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