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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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    An atheist may be simply one whose faith and love are concentrated on the impersonal aspects of God.
    Simone Weil (1909–1943)

    Every new development for the last three centuries has brought men closer to a state of affairs in which absolutely nothing would be recognized in the whole world as possessing a claim to obedience except the authority of the State. The majority of people in Europe obey nothing else.
    —Simone Weil (1909–1943)