Simone Weil

I was poisoned

by my mother’s milk – that is

why I am such a failure


Simone Weil


~ by Barbara S on July 5, 2015.

One Response to “Simone Weil”

  1. Apparently Simone’s mother continued breastfeeding her daughter when she suffered from a serious infection. Philosopher Simone Weil will not have been unaware of the multi-faceted meaning of her statement, even if, as it appears, during her lifetime she may not have been able to find deep healing for those deepest wounds. However, even a misshapen tree grows towards the sky. Simone certainly did.

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