Journal – What is worse? In “Why Do They Visit?” the questions are asked: What is worse? Evil? Or vacillation in its presence, in the cause of comfort, by those who know better? *inability to take a stand When it comes to the Holocaust, which is worse, the Nazi soldiers who did the acts or the people who stood by and did nothing to stop them? Explain your point of view. What do you think the American government should have done?