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Simone Weil: The waning of the working class, technique and the rise of fascism

The only hope of socialism resides in those who have already brought about in themselves, as far as is possible in the society of today, that union between manual and intellectual labour which characterizes the society we are aiming at. … Continue reading

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Simone Weil: La Personne et le sacré/Human Personality

Justice consists in seeing that no harm is done to men. Whenever a man cries inwardly: “Why am I being hurt?” harm is being done to him. He is often mistaken when he tries to define the harm, and why … Continue reading

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Simone Weil: the Iliad is the purest and the loveliest of mirrors

Perhaps all men, by the very act of being born, are destined to suffer violence; yet this is a truth to which circumstance shuts men’s eyes. The strong are, as a matter of fact, never absolutely strong, nor are the … Continue reading

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