People Hating People throughout History

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“People who put principles before people are people who hate people. They don’t much care about how well it works, just about how right it is … they may even like it better if it inflicts enough pain” (John Barnes). People do not think too much of how their actions affect other human beings. They think making others feel less than who they are is completely ok, even with the level of National Security. It is not ok whatsoever. Instead of dehumanizing people and making them feel worthless and like animals National Security, and other humans, should treat people equally and not like objects, make them feel comfortable and not take away their rights because we are all human and all equal. Although people feel as though they can just take away a person’s rights and identity because they feel they are more superior and important, they have no right to. “The three “veterans,” with needles in their hands, engraved a number on our left arms. I became A7713. After that I had no other name.”(Wiesel 39). Wiesel is talking about how his identity was just taken away from him. And how it was so easy to just become a number, and nothing but a number, so quickly. He had no other identity other than the one given to him when his original name was taken away from him. As a result, Mr. Wiesel and many other humans have and are being stripped of their identity and becoming, or have become, nothing but a number and an object. “‘There are eighty of you in this wagon,’ added the German officer.
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