Simone Weil on Good & Evil

“Imaginary evil is romantic and varied;
real evil is gloomy, monotonous, barren, boring.
Imaginary good is boring;
real good is always new, marvelous, intoxicating.”

Simone Weil
In Gravity and Grace, 1997, page 120.
Tr. Arthur Wills, University of Nebraska Press.

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