Thursday, March 15, 2007

Elie Wiesel Nobel Peace Prize 1986
It is worth the time to read Elie Wiesel's acceptance speech. While reading it, I had to remind myself that he spoke those words over 20 years ago. Some of the things he said are no longer so. For example Mandela is no longer in prison. However so much more, sadly to say, is still true today. The Iraq War and Occupation, torture, racism and many other problems he mentioned.

While your at the Noble Prize web site browse around. There is so much there about peace, nonviolence, ways to oppose nuclear weapons etc.


Joared said...

Thanks, Bob, for bringing the Nobel site to my attention, along with an opportunity to read the entire acceptance speech of Elie Wiesel. You are so correct that too much of what he said is still true today. I cling to the hope that one day we will have peace throughout the world

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