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Homage to an Exile

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a speech delivered in 1955 in honour of Eduardo Santos, former El Tiempo journalist who had been president of Colombia between 1938 to 1942 until he was driven out of the country by the new dictatorship

Camus, A. (1995). Homage to an Exile. In Camus, A. Resistance, Rebellion and Death: Essays. Vintage, pp. 98-110

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[..] Those who, the better to justify their tyrannies, set in opposition labor and culture will not make us forget that whatever subjects the intelligence enchains labor, and vice versa. When intelligence is gagged, the worker is soon subjugated, just as when the proletariat is enslaved the intellectual is soon reduced to silence or to lies. [...]

—p.103 by Albert Camus 3 years, 4 months ago

[..] Those who, the better to justify their tyrannies, set in opposition labor and culture will not make us forget that whatever subjects the intelligence enchains labor, and vice versa. When intelligence is gagged, the worker is soon subjugated, just as when the proletariat is enslaved the intellectual is soon reduced to silence or to lies. [...]

—p.103 by Albert Camus 3 years, 4 months ago
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[...] If, after all, men cannot always make history have a meaning, they can always act so that their own lives have one. [...]

—p.106 by Albert Camus 3 years, 4 months ago

[...] If, after all, men cannot always make history have a meaning, they can always act so that their own lives have one. [...]

—p.106 by Albert Camus 3 years, 4 months ago