The Product Of Fear By Elie Wiesel Essay

1683 Words Apr 29th, 2015 7 Pages
The Product of Fear
War is one of the inevitable consequences of the fall of man. Fear is a major factor in beginning this mass conflict, called war. Elie Wiesel the author of the autobiography, Night includes a statement in his book of the fear he experienced when he was surviving the Holocaust, “I was the accuser, God the accused. My eyes had opened and I was alone, terribly alone in a world without God, without man” (68). This quote or statement from his book discusses fear as controlling his belief in God and doubting his survival. If one understands the major factor in conflict than people can begin to eliminate much conflict by controlling one’s fear. Fear is something everyone experiences, and it is important to understand how fear works because it is a constant issue that exists throughout history. Throughout history fear can be seen in many world conflicts such as, World War I, World War II, the Red Scare, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the War on Terror. In all of these conflicts and social issues fear was utilized by surrounding nations to perform the world’s inevitable issues. They provide examples of how globally fear is a definite cause and effect of all problems. When looking through pdf files, online articles, photos, interviews, and online databases, fear will be easily found in all of these conflicts. Understanding what is causing these problems will help to prevent global catastrophes.
Fear, being one of the major causes of all global atrocities, plays a…

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