For The Love Of Wisdom – Simone Weil – Ends And Means

Simone Weil (February 03, 1909 – August 24, 1943)

Everywhere, without exception, all the things that are generally considered ends are in fact, by nature, by essence, and in a most obvious way, mere means. One could cite countless examples of this from every area of life: money, power, the state, national pride, economic production, universities, etc., etc…. Goodness alone is an end.

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