Hotel Rwanda Inhumanity Quotes

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In America, children grow up learning that war is the greatest evil mankind can inflict on one another. This message is almost ingrained at birth and becomes not an opinion, but a matter of fact. Yet, the people of Rwanda know otherwise. Bernard Shaw once wrote that "the worst sin towards our fellow man is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them, that is the essence of inhumanity." This message is echoed in the movie Hotel Rwanda directed by Terry George. Many people are aware of the horrible cruelty and violence of war, and, as such, regard it as the world's greatest evil. Yet, Hotel Rwanda shows that the cruelty of war can be matched only by the cruelty of utter indifference. Hotel Rwanda is a story set during and directly prior…show more content…
As they approached the frontlines of the two warring parties, Paul and the Tutsis saw an equally large number of Hutus who inhabited the Tutsi controlled area of Rwanda that were trying to flee to safety behind the Hutu frontline. These same refugees seemed to be suffering almost as much at the hands of the scorned Tutsi rebels. Additionally, through the Hutus' heinous actions, Paul comes to the realization that the rest of the world does not care in the least about the Tutsis' cruel and inhumane destruction and near eradication from the planet. As the protagonist's hopes for intervention fade, he must understand that the Western world is not only racist, but uncaring about his people's hardships and his people altogether. Thus, it can be seen that in Hotel Rwanda one learns valuable lessons about the morality of war. One learns that not only is war highly immoral, but that even this nearly intolerable cruelty can be matched by the even more inhumane act of indifference and non-interference in the face of such cruelty. This type of cruelty and lack of compassion truly reveals that the horrendous cruelty and immorality of war can be matched by the immorality of cold hearted indifference and inaction toward that…show more content…
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