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Simone Weil

Born in 1909 to a Jewish family in Paris, Simone Weil had a privileged childhood. An academic prodigy, she left a teaching career to become a factory worker in order to better feel and know the afflictions of the working class. Though drawn to pacifism, she went to Spain to fight the Nationalists in the Spanish Civil War. An agnostic, her hunger for beauty, virtue, and goodness was fed by her conviction that anyone can enter "the kingdom of truth" if only "he longs for truth and perpetually...See more

Personality Profile For Simone Weil

Simone Weil

The following is a personality profile of Simone Weil based on her work.

Simone Weil is shrewd and somewhat inconsiderate.

She is laid-back, she appreciates a relaxed pace in life. She is unstructured as well: she does not make a lot of time for organization in her daily life. But, Simone Weil is also proud: she holds herself in high regard, satisfied with who she is.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for self-expression.

She is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: she cares more about making her own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what she does: she thinks it is important to take care of the people around her.

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