Died: July 2, 2016, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Eliezer Wiesel was a writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor. Night, a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in the Nazi concentration camps.
Our cumulative description of the Universe is anchored in a Mathematics of sorts, an arrangement of beauty, testable and absolute. This is the holy grail of the Platonic ideal dating back to Pythagoras.
The stars and stripes are on display for all to see and appreciate. The contentious state of affairs is locked and loaded. In the case of conflict, a "civil" war could emerge out of a hotbed of anger.