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was America that had given me one.". That lifelong task, for the accomplishment of which he had only his tongue, and not even his native tongue at that but the one he learned in an orphanage for deported children, the language he learned at age 15, the French language that he made. His work has neither the inaccessible sublimity of Kafka, the paradoxically lofty power of Proust, nor, perhaps, the laconic grace of Paul Celan, who wrote that, in the country they shared, one finds nothing but books and men. Along with the Nobel Peace Prize, he has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States Congressional Gold Medal, and the Grand Croix of the French Legion of Honor). The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. That is the lesson of Elie Wiesel.
The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. That is how, having left the land of men and books to speak to his waiting brothers in Manhattan and Paris, Elie Wiesel became one of the consciences of a time haunted, now more than ever, by crime, distraction and forgetfulness. Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must - at that moment - become the center of the universe. But, despite his bitterness, he chose to return to religious studies: "My only experience in the secular world he explains, "was Auschwitz.". Topics Mentioning This Author 2018 Goodreads Inc. What had he forgotten of the chilling maxim from the Ethics of the Fathers: Seek not undue intimacy with the ruling power? He felt God had turned his back on the Jews. "Though I thanked him he writes in his memoirs, "and not without some emotion, I declined the offer.
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