Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil but as a necessity, or even a duty.

Simone Weil

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Simone Adolphine Weil ( VAY, French: [simɔn vɛj] (listen); 3 February 1909 – 24 August 1943) was a French philosopher, mystic and political activist. Over 2,500 scholarly works have been published about her, including close analyses and readings of her work, since 1995.After her graduation from formal education, Weil became...

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