Why Does Wiesel Want To Write Night

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Although Wiesel’s main reasoning for writing “Night” was most likely to share his horrible struggles during the Holocaust, a reoccurring theme that he used throughout his life was that “indifference to evil is evil,” meaning that even though the people at the time of the Holocaust knew what was happening, they were just as much to blame for what happened since they never acted on what terrible things they saw (Kolbert 72). This statement shows how much he saw the struggles against moral apathy gives more reason as to why he may have wanted to write “Night." The impact of Wiesel’s story on the world was that it greatly opened people’s eyes to the fact that the Holocaust did happen in the past, and that it shouldn’t be pushed aside and forgotten,
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