I can sense another Simone Weil period in my life. I find her fascinating and inspiring, prophetic and challenging.
What a country calls its vital economic interests are not the things which enable its citizens to live, but the things which enable it to make war. Petrol is much more likely than wheat to be a cause of international conflict. Simone Weil, The Need for Roots (1949) French social philosopher (1909 - 1943)