Who is Simone Weil?

  • (noun): French philosopher (1909-1943).
    Synonyms: Weil

Simone Weil

Simone Weil (; 3 February 1909 – 24 August 1943) was a French philosopher, Christian mystic, and social activist.

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Chris Kraus (American Writer) - Works
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    There is no detachment where there is no pain. And there is no pain endured without hatred or lying unless detachment is present too.
    Simone Weil (1909–1943)

    When a contradiction is impossible to resolve except by a lie, then we know that it is really a door.
    —Simone Weil (1909–1943)