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Simone Weil

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

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    The real stumbling-block of totalitarian régimes is not the spiritual need of men for freedom of thought; it is men’s inability to stand the physical and nervous strain of a permanent state of excitement, except during a few years of their youth.
    Simone Weil (1909–1943)

    Whatever debases the intelligence degrades the entire human being.
    —Simone Weil (1909–1943)