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Impossible To Speak Forbidden By Elie Wiesel

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“To be silent is impossible, to speak forbidden.” said author and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel. This quote here is Wiesel’s way of showing one who did not experience time during the Holocaust how it is fair to say that they could never begin to understand what it was like. If one were also to ask Wiesel to speak about the work he did or what he saw at the concentration camps, he may explain how speaking of it fails to acknowledge the depth of evil put out, and how it is discourteous to the memories of those who died during the Holocaust. Speaking may be forbidden, however, it is for the failure it may bring for speaking the truth about the Holocaust.

One may say that by never speaking of the Holocaust, will then make those who died become
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