The Dangers Of Silence In The Book Night By Elie Wiesel
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
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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 our part, it will not be right”. In this quote, Gandhi explains that people should care about the fact that Japan will come and take India away from Britain. He says that the people should not simply think of this act, because the commoners believe that if Japan conquers India, it would be only a change of masters and no good for them. For these reasons and the seriousness for both Britain and India’s economy if they lose because of Japan, the impact would be severe and they should help Britain win. Also, the audience could see the similar points of silence with Joe
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Therefore, it shows that the Jewish prisoners did not know that they had to kill their own people by their own hands instead of German’s which was very cruel. Jewish prisoners had not known about the crematory unit, until they were taken there and forced to work. Also, in one of the evidence where we can see limited knowledge in silence is in Clint
Smith’s TED Talk called “The Danger of Silence.” Clint Smith says that “We spend too much time listening to the things people are saying that we rarely pay attention to the things they don’t”. In this part of the quote, people can say things but the person who is listening will only gain knowledge for the sentences or exchange thoughts that were only spoken. It shows that people rarely do not care or understand the words that were unsaid, undone by a person.
Therefore, people would usually recognize spoken word, and would give no knowledge or feelings to silence, or unspoken words.
My third reason is that silence can be destructive to a person’s or the other’s personality.
In Elie Wiesel’s speech “The Perils of Indifference”, Wiesel states in the first part, “He was finally free, but there was no joy in his heart.” This quote notes about Elie after the time of