The Intoxication of Force


Simone Weil, The Iliad, or the Poem of Force (trans. Mary McCarthy):   Nevertheless, the soul that is enslaved to war cries out for deliverance, but deliverance itself appears to it in an extreme and tragic aspect, the aspect of destruction. Any other solution, more moderate, more reasonable in character, would expose the mind to […]

The Intoxication of Force

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