The Issue Of Intolerance In Night By Elie Wiesel

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Mass murdering, massacres, and human suffering are all something that we are familiar with; whether this familiarity is from a personal experience or something we learned from a book or movie. This concept is all living within us in the back of our heads, setting up camp for the long haul. The short story from Night by Elie Wiesel is about a family that gets taken to a concentration camp in the midst of a genocide. The family faces intolerance just because of their Jewish heritage and religion. This intolerance and genocide is relevant in today's world. No, nobody is trying to take over the world and kill half the human population while doing it. This intolerance and possible genocide is occurring because we are doing it to ourselves. The short story from Night by Elie Wiesel connects to the world issue of abrupt climate change through the noun “genocide”; like the Jews being mass murdered by the Nazis, the whole human species will be obliterated by mother nature if we don’t take crucial environmental steps and focus on science and technology. The human race is running into an energy crisis. Better put, the human race is under the impression that we are running into an energy crisis. We are actually not in a crisis for energy. There is an immense amount of immaculate energy raining down on us every day, it’s the thermonuclear energy generated from the sun. Our civilization is using an old form of technology to power our high maintence lives, the human race already has “all

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