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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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