How hard it is for Americans, even Americans of goodwill, not to consider themselves the center of the universe.

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Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir ( or ; French pronunciation: [simɔn də bovwaʁ] ( listen); 9 January 1908 – 14 April 1986) was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist. Though she did not consider herself a philosopher, she had a significant influence on both feminist existentialism and feminist theory.

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