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Friday, January 25, 2013

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On the Abolition of All Political Parties
Simone Weil, translated by Simon Leys


‘Political parties are a marvellous mechanism ... If one were to entrust the organisation of public life to the devil, he could not invent a more clever device.’ – Simone Weil

Here Simon Leys translates for the first time into English an essay by the remarkable Simone Weil – philosopher, activist, mystic – which makes a case for the corrupting effect of political parties on political life, and calls for their abolition.

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Oh, what a wonderful idea! Well, maybe we're just going through 'a bad patch', but once again I can't agree with either side entirely. This could be a satisfying read.

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