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The human soul has need of truth and of freedom of expression. 
 The need for truth requires that intellectual culture should be universally accessible, and that it should be able to be acquired in an environment neither physically remote nor psychologically alien.  - Simone Weil
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To her pupils at Roanne in 1934. As reported in "Utopian pessimist: the life and thought of Simone Weil" (Poseidon Press, 1990) by David McLellan, p. 93

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Born: February 3, 1909

Died: August 24, 1943 (aged 34)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Simone Weil was a French philosopher, Christian mystic, and social activist.

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