More from James Bloodworth’s fine article on Camus now: Follow him .
"What Camus offers the modern reader is a reminder that the temptation to think of a single political creed as the solution to our deepest longings is a dead end" Very good from
"To think of a single political creed as the solution to our deepest longings is a dead end. Not only that, but it is a dead end that comes steeped in blood, however altruistic the proclamations of its adherents."
This is characteristically good by ⁦⁩, even if he cruelly neglects Victor Serge’s Polish half.
Camus’ rejection of tyranny is worth remembering today. The French writer determinedly tackled the totalitarian impulse > great from
Excelente ensayo de sobre la vigencia de Camus en esta peligrosa era de fanatismos y mojigatería política. Ideal para arrancar bien el día…
Camus' rejection of tyranny is worth remembering today
"The temptation to think of a single political creed as the solution to our deepest longings is a dead end." on Albert Camus
Really timely stuff from
Fascinating piece by - interestingly enough, I have a mate who did his undergrad dissertation this past May on what he calls the "shared conception of truth between Camus and Orwell".
Beware those who say that an ideology or movement has given them “something to live for”. on Camus and the totalitarian impulse today
This piece by on Camus' relevance to our hyper-partisan times is as good as everyone says it. Read it.
Beware those who say that an ideology or movement has given them “something to live for”