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"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Tel Aviv Review

The Tel Aviv Review

11:58 min | 1 year ago

"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Tel Aviv Review

"Have I feel like we're going back and forth between ideas and the historical Oracle drama. I want to hear more about the visit. So what happens. Tell us about this also Triangle in a way sort of gloomy love triangle between salt. Uh Simone de Beauvoir and Claude. Lanzmann who's part of this visit and I don't mean that just for the gossip factor. I mean what impact did that have on their ideas and their political thinking right so each one of them actually represents presents a actually defend intellectual possibility. And this is why you know this visit is not simply the the personal drama so actually with Lonzo Server Claude Lanzmann. He's the Managing Editor of the Journal and Final Flying Minister of Foreign Affairs. It is an operation ration- they're going around. The world are doing a lot of noise. Die Not many NGOs many newspapers at a time human rights all of did not exist in the fifties and sixties. That was his all start. There in London was really the muscle behind that and will voire as well and Lanzmann read. anti-semites Mike enjoy tales in his memoir and ultra interview. Told me and that's he begins to understand his own other. He's all otherness and for him. The solution to what happened to the Jews. The Holocaust Zionism and he is a staunch. Tiny's lensman if used to his career win in Israel feel making not especially as is is philmont on sal idea Is bringing this genealogist. That's where he's coming from from him he needs to come in recognize Zayn Ism. So that's he's stake in the store south on the other hand understands that he's task is philosophical and that's the implication that he needs to provide a statement about Victimization who is more victim. The Jews who escaped to Israel innocent established is sort of Israel after the Holocaust or the Palestinians so for human needs to create an hierarchy between two victims. Can you create. It's an ethical hierarchy. Can you say this person is more victim. Now there's and then he's he needs to get more than the other turns out. That otherness is is is not the horizontal category. You cannot stack others. They just exist in relationship to each other and that's very disappointing thing for their upside to to hear but the visit for them is about that. The Syrians the Jordanians. The all right and the Lebanese very strongly suggesting and urging him to come come up and clarify. How come when you talk about Algeria Rhodesia or any other place? It's clear to you that settler colonial is the bad guy and when you come to him all intellectual categories that apply to apply to Palestine cannot produce the same ethical statement. How come they succeed in everywhere in the Third World but failing Palestine? Can you clarify it. So the purpose of the visit for him is to come come up with a statement about that. In the form of five thousand page special issue of the Journal with his preface the Journal will be written five hundred pages. Jews five hundred pages Arabs and Israeli Arabs and his introduction so they fly first to Lanzmann arranges. The whole thing is a lot of back and forth fourth. People don't want to participate but you know fascinating story in its own right recommended reading but then in the end he comes to Egypt. And it's it's a love story. I mean the during Egypt was he could not believe how much they've Read and translated and engaged nor in the world. He's being translated engaged to such a degree that he meets. Go Up the Nassir and this is like two months before the nineteen sixty seven war of his a lot of tension already In Our series engaged Nassir knows these categories. He knows what's out there is doing. He did think that he's going to get the book just like the one accustomed got in Cuba so he did think there's something for me but otherwise it's a it's a very successful visit because he we start. There did recognize Egyptian revolution. He did validated fat. That's a proper revolutionary who was also blind to a lot of its problems could you know was not blind to the problem especially to the problem of Patriarchy which is eventually what would bring this entire edifice down here. Experience with with Patriarchy was was was such that She she immediately took sides and she took the size of Lanzmann. Yeah I like the part where you said worry right well. Yeah it's good that he's against female genital mutilation but women live in this. It's repressive repetitive. Cycle of I don't know you know the not a very meaningful existence right so there. Is there Egypt right so she takes. Sides Atlantic on semantic side but solitaire is unmoved in dynamic between the three of them then they go to the Gaza Strip disaster of Trips Arthur does not provide the statement that the Palestinians ends one but he does provide some statesmen about the right of refugees to return which alienates Lanzmann landsman also so that he's really moved by the meeting with Palestinian seen kids in refugee camps and the conditions there and he takes a picture with them with a Palestinian flag and he asked the journalists to expose the fields. He doesn't want any of that Lanzmann ask. Yeah landsman ask them. And and then they go to to Israel when they land in Israel. Solitaire is For for lack of a better term is really rude his shutdown. He doesn't WanNa meet Actually the Israelis not warming up to them easing salting. Everybody everybody. He met from the scientists in the Vitamin Institute to Egalitarian you know. They meet Eagle on in his in his boot. In Asia and Beauvoir says was what a lovely guy and he says well. It's the most sure monthly cutter Fascist. I've ever met lovely fascist met and you you know the cancel a meeting with Ben. Gurion the cancel me to a meeting with Tuck robbing and the Israeli press. You know what is going on here. Eventually the La- one of the last night's before the end of the visit he does meet a Holocaust survivors. Who are fluent in French and then he begins to see? See the possibility of Zionism. Exactly like what. Lanzmann was thinking the possibility of Zionism as a form of wreak thinks he stands at least basically exercise or project recreating a new self after the Holocaust and how much meaning it gave to these people and that also in line with his philosophy so he is quite confused and by the time he leaves the Middle East. Everybody's angry with him. The Israelis are with him. The ads are furious. Everybody's disappointed any. It's about to be the sixty seven war and he special issues supposed to become coming out. Lance actually left the visit before because he was He father Took sides so he's breaking breaking down the party the and saying look you guys go together. I'm done with you. So Lanzmann left because he thought Sartor was going too much towards the Arab side but in the end searchers remembered in the Arab world is the one who eventually supported Zionism. Maybe it was a closet Zionist all along and Edward sites and he was always Zionist. which isn't he wasn't You know for that is a big trauma. So I'm you know they The story of the actual story of watts artists engagement in the world has been distorted because it's a traumatic story. The difference between the Israelis and the odds is very simple. The Arabs did not construct the project peration and self gracious on Sartor did did construct. The project started these rallies did not so the Israeli disappointment for them. It's a PR thing is going to side with us. One more point. He's he's not whatever for their ads. Few Not GonNa side with US everything that we've done here in the last twenty years maybe doesn't worth very much. Then the interesting thing about it is that is. He's just predated. The six six Day War by a few weeks and you know going back to said in the beginning of this conversation about the cultural defeat of of nineteen sixty seven was so interesting to you in many ways it was a prelude to that cultural defeat before sixty seven didn't do you see it as having preliminary symptoms of the same the very intellectual and then a military collapse right right I realized when I saw that these that maybe it's a stable category a small platform that can allow us because it's kind of everywhere that can allow us to to understand something about the quality of the did not write this book. I'm writing is now two a different book but It allows us to say something to understand what was collapsed. And give you the name. And that's the revolutionary project. It's not simply yeah. Political project is the effort to create a new Arab men and women a new subject to move away from colonialism but to create in our world which is in harmony with world with a contemporary world. And that is a successful in that and losing that is has been for. What would have happened if Carter hadn't had this fall from grace in the Arab world? Do you think there would have been a deepening deeper and more abiding impact of his ideas throughout the Arab world. Or would you say well. Well you know there were other political and sociological forces at play. He wasn't the only one. Rob was inevitable isn't it. I think it was inevitable in the end of the day. The fall from grace. I don't think that starts as the most important and existential team is the most important thing I engage it because it allows us to see a lot of things not because in an of itself Elf. It has a major it it's everywhere but it's it's not like you know Relationship with them would have continued the revolutionary tradition. In fact we know ready years. Before nineteen sixty-seven there are critical intellectual beginning to spell out the demise. Mizo Nassar is. It's a messianic movement. It's really about rebirth. So almost Christian in its theological urge to create out of these trauma. New Our men and women it has all the properties to political. Theology is politics of salvation and when this politics collapse Sart or no Sarsour doesn't doesn't matter when this politics will actually begin to get the debris one of one of the things you get is the counter movement of Islamic fundamentalism which is in itself a mirror project of nurseries. It's also about the born again Muslim it's also about overcoming trauma recreating and it's it would eventually would bring us all the way to to Isis. Could we ask now. We know a lot more a lot more insight into what's happening today exactly all right doctor you off the cuff old. Uh of no exit are john-paul salt and decolonization thank you very much for coming on the show today and also big thanks to give them all the mirrow sound engineer to title. I'm in Georgia. Foscarini reduces as well as the Van Leer Institute for the Generous Support and now we've got a request. Many most of you. Listen to ours in the apple podcasts. And we would like to ask ask you to please consider writing as a review. Also you can support us by going to a website. That's T. O.. V. One dot com slash Tel Aviv review and subscribing onto a patron campaign. Every little helps check out our archive. It has more than five hundred interviews. And if you like well did you hear you can also like us on. FACEBOOK page is called the Tel Aviv. Review podcast ideas from Israel. And don't forget to follow Dahlia and me on twitter. Join US.

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"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates

Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates

02:03 min | 1 year ago

"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates

"For that kind of high quality compassionate care at the end of life and for the sort of ethical world. That really only makes that possible. Thank you Daniels Homaizi. And that is our emotion. Legalized assisted suicide and here to summarize his position supporting this motion. Andrew Andrew Solomon. He is author of the award winning book far from the tree and the other book Noonday Demon Andrews Helmet. I take exception to the idea that all pain rain is treatable. It's not true clinical data. And it's not true to personal experience and I also take exception to the idea that we value life by insisting that somebody vary your phrase not become a nobody that can be care but it can also be oppressive rilke wrote wrote. We need in love to practice. Only this letting each other go for holding on comes naturally we do not need to learn it. Simone de Beauvoir. Mother begged her for help when she was sick. And Simone Dwell far instead took the word of her doctors and afterwards afterwards she wrote beaten by the ethics of society. I had abjured my own. One is caught up in the wheels and dragged along powerless in the face of specialist diagnoses. Their forecast their decisions. A race had begun between death and torture. I asked myself how one manages manages to go on living when someone you love has called out to you in vain. Let's not treat those we love with that pusillanimous pusillanimous disregard. Let's not institutionalize enshrine in law prohibitions. That forced us to suffer contrary to our beliefs and enforce us to watch those we love suffer contrary to their expressed wishes. Thank you Andrew. Solomon our motion is legalized assisted suicide side and here to summarize her position against this motion Laura Finley appellative care physician and president.

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"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Paris Review

The Paris Review

04:21 min | 1 year ago

"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Paris Review

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"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Paris Review

The Paris Review

01:49 min | 1 year ago

"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Paris Review

"Yeah when one has an extension his view of the world like mine. The paradox of human life is precisely that one tries to be and in the long run. Mealy exists is because of this discrepancy. That when you turn around and look back on your life you see that you've simply existed in other words. Life is behind you like a solid thing like the life of God as it is conceived that is something impossible your life Simply the human is mm-hmm In.

"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Paris Review

The Paris Review

03:58 min | 1 year ago

"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Paris Review

"For. This is the Saturday afternoon at the edge of the world. I wanted to say or grew the physician to love. Another is something like prayer and can't be planned beach. Get Zoe Arcadi or a night out by Henry Green. We were in the car swinging through the traffic and the air inside drooped with folded wings of the shut windows and essentially used sweeping the streets that swirled et eased of changing being light talking nervously she and I of what was coming then. Down into the dirty brick of swallow road and the chauffeur of her proud crowd car incredulous at first then anxious for her safety get not so anxious as she was up the stairs. There's an in through the glass door and involuntary cry of Henry for. She was nervous while the chauffeur thought. Dark things me below and my voice reassuring her at our table groping through the names of Spanish dishes wrestling with the fall to English of our waiter she awesome and she do not wish to see and was it because my reputation had outdistance me then are modest half bottle of some Spanish wine and her account of how she took wing Garas as a tonic. And how her daily does inebriated her of my fears ears. That are waiter and myself should have to carry her down the stairs to the proud car. And the chauffeur's face when he saw what had been done of my trip to Africa to give society leisure to forget perhaps we were substitutes for each other so so that hurry. Young man was not myself but someone else who in her imagination was toying with a Spanish omelet in my place while I began to know that it was not her at any rate whom I would have sitting opposite me but someone else perhaps the bill paid and in the car again with no mishap frosting onto the theater and my fears for. It was a musical at her request quest and the jokes there might prove difficult to face. The program seller had a face of animal paint a man in a woman on the stage singing of love back garden under a flowering tree hysterical laughter when the curtain came came down to cover the emptiness that was left she saw more people she knew and they look anxiously at me. Then a scene with a bed upon a stage with tumbled of my fear storming within me more laughter when the curtain fell next the chorus dancing with gnarled old legs and waving boneless arms harsh Mauve and carmine lights and so on to the end then sentiment in a taxi for the chauffeur had gone outrage to bed with his proud car. How we never met how this must be repeated? What an adventure it was what funded had been and adventure it was for? We had deputized for each other's dream..

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"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Paris Review

The Paris Review

02:14 min | 1 year ago

"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Paris Review

"Your memoirs. You draw portrait of Sarcoma at the time. He was reading nausea. You picture him as being obsessed by what he calls his crabs by anguish. You seem to have been at the time the choice member of the couple yet. In your novels you reveal preoccupation of death that we never find in such in a way. SORTA thought he was immortal. He had staked everything on his literary work and on the hope that his work would survive whereas for me you into the fact that my personal life will disappear. I'm not the least bit concerned about with my work is likely to last. I've always been aware that the ordinary things of life disappear once day to day activities wants impressions whence past experiences. Such with that life could be caught in a trap of words and I've always felt that words weren't life itself but a reproduction of life of something dead searches peak in every one of your novels alls we find a female character who is misled by false notions and who's threatened by madness. Lots of modern women alike that women are obliged to play at being what they aren't to play for example it being great courtesans to fake their personalities. They're on the brink of neurosis. I feel very sympathetic towards women of that type. They interest me more than the well-balanced housewife or mother. There are of course women who interest me even more those who are both true and independent who work and create. None of your female characters are immune in from love. You like the romantic element. Love is a great privilege real love which is very rare. Enriches the lives of men and women women who experience it in your novels. It seems to be the women. I'm thinking of Francois's and she came to stay in an in the mandarins who to experience at most. The reason is that despite everything women give more of themselves in love because most of them don't have much else to absorb them mm-hmm perhaps there are also capable of deep sympathy which is the basis of love.

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"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Paris Review

The Paris Review

04:08 min | 1 year ago

"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Paris Review

"Before the second surgery. The cancer is speculative women cut out parts of themselves to be rid of that speculation. Breasts Uteri ovaries ovaries tubes services. All kinds of glands. A surgeon friend describes surgery as just intense meticulous grooming that we being primates groom socially get the surfaces of our bodies scrubbed and shaved and cleaned leaned by one another so going into the body to clean it of something. That shouldn't be there which might be there. But it's not even exactly visible of grooming a bit further along on the continuum toward complete prophylactic self removal. I am not not interested in depictions of the actual ocean. I don't WanNa look at beautiful pictures of it. I'm not interested in beauty. I'm I'm interested in the ways that people deal with the ocean. I am interested in forms that are so large you can't see the boundaries so you just have to believe in them. They demand faith. I'm interested in people for whom that faith is a problem. Uh when I was sixteen I had an internship at a local hospital that included two days and histology the histology. I didn't know quite how to teach high school student about medicine so he took a bin of Uteri out of a refrigerator and handed me one. It was so much smaller than expected like a small yellow onion or a withered pair but it was reverie like shirk not like a pair at at all. I remember that uterus felt in my hand. Maybe it wasn't even the surgery that made me need that Tattoo. Yeah to maybe. It was just that we moved out of the old house and I refused to give up my view. Well I'm never going to lose that you now. My husband also wants a tattoo. He wants the dates of his mothers and fathers lives on his body which has to have something to do with the fact that he hates cemeteries now. He wants to become a gravestone even though he threw his parents ashes into the ocean. Uh I was sad when I left that first house too. I was sad. The wisdom of my body turned me sideways in bed in the new house. It's counter intuitive to run toward the terrible thing to dive under the wave to let it get on top the view where it might master you. But that's the entire job. After my Dino Carcinoma was found. My husband ran toward it. He didn't do it with me. He did it for me the week before the surgery I stopped thinking about it. I could feel myself golf. Tracing a large form around myself inside which no cancer was allowed. I walked around all week surrounded rounded by this clean bubble air and light. Sometimes there are so many thousands of tiny clam shells on the beach that they accumulate into drifts. One day my son and I picked up pairs of shells still connected in every color of rainbow including Pale Pink and bright blue then the tide turned and by the next morning. The drifts were gone..

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"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Paris Review

The Paris Review

02:04 min | 1 year ago

"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Paris Review

"My parents had measles and scarlet fever. But I didn't and my son won't have the papillomavirus but I did. When I was twenty one? I developed a chronic autoimmune disorder that was rare and hard to explain and even hard hard to say whenever I told anyone the name of it my first instinct was either to apologize for having made them listen to so many syllables are are to immediately explained that it wasn't as bad as the name made it sound. There's such an allure now to naming what's newly wrong with me. I don't have to explain cancer a decade or so ago. My gynecologist asked me whether I used protection when I had sex the I counted the man. I'd had unprotected sex with that year and divided by two on one hand. I did it because I was immortal. Immortal unbreakable because I'd come relatively unscathed out of something that might have killed me. So unprotected sex was my just reward on the other hand I should already have died in my twenties but Western medicine had saved me and I was trying to correct the course. My life has changed since then now I want to stay here for my son for as long as he needs me. My husband's mother died when he was forty but he still needs her. When you stand in the wave zone waves can knock you around easily diving under the waves will keep you away from the Messy Whitewater and keep you in? Control narrates the coach in an online instructional video. The Messy Whitewater. The Messy Whitewater that precedes the Good D- knowable physical force of the waves.

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"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Paris Review

The Paris Review

05:16 min | 1 year ago

"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Paris Review

"The ocean goes around the world enjoins itself world without end. Ahmen any old Song Sung in the round can go on forever to the first one that American children learn takes place in moving water or in a dream uh or possibly in death but a living death row row row your boat gently down. The stream merrily merrily merrily merrily life is but a dream letting in something non-deliberate means letting in something a little wild and untamed something that seems alive during a visit to the University of Malta. For American Culture Week a student led me around the churches of Valetta Leta. That one is a miracle. Christ she said matter-of-factly pointing out but a sculpture of her sabeer. A what she smiled at my failure to grasp what any Maltese teenager would have understood. She explained that the artist had worried he would be unable to carve harv the face so he left it until the very end he stayed up late fell asleep in church and woke the next next morning to find. The face had been carved he had forgotten everything. I missed being able to forget everything I have a child. My life consists of keeping trillion details in my head and I get most of them right but not every every day enough of them and then have to deal with my fuck ups with the child right there next to me. Learning what happens when something and gets in. That's not deliberate. It's the trillion details that have gotten in the way of that non-deliberate saying I think and it's hard to demarcate an area in which the trillion aren't allowed. Maybe this is another function of the Tattoo that I haven't gotten yet the tracing out of an area in which I'm unaccompanied or the trillion cancer mimics life life growing by itself. Or is it a live. It has cells but it is parasitic. It isn't an organism. Some you can't isolate it and put it on a leash and walk it around. Have you met my new cancer My oncologist wants to trace around the area in which cancer might possibly be growing to contain the form of it before before it goes. I can't get my tattoo until after the second surgery because the skin around the tattoo. In Kirk of my elbow would have to be taped to hold an intravenous line in place. The Tattoo artist is festivus. She won't don't make the lines until I have eight weeks to let them. He'll I fell into a swimming pool when I was very young. I remember being under the surface looking up. Bright Right Turquoise all around me I felt disembodied down there and I saw the blue above me as if it were sky. I don't remember anything that my body felt. Just the blue on top as if I were supine under the water facing up and toward the ledge I'd slipped from but I don't know how I'd have gone supine and from sitting there and that's why I think of this as an out of body experience I wasn't aware of my body just what I could could see and what I could see was geometrically improbable. Then I was out of the water under coughing. Someone had lifted me out but I don't remember that I just remember the luminous blue all around me and above me and then was no connecting memory is if suddenly woken up sitting on the concrete lip of the pool and coughing having stillwater. No matter how broad or deep doesn't scare me but moving water tidal water. OC annick water which moves as if alive as if it has intention as if it possesses will is different. I can swim across any lake of reasonable size. But I'm afraid of the ocean..

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"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Paris Review

The Paris Review

03:33 min | 1 year ago

"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Paris Review

"Recently I gave a lecture about the importance suffer pressing the intellect and of wandering. It's about about my quitting training to be a pianist escaping that culture of perfection and deciding to let something into my had life that was non deliberate. I wasn't really in control back. When I was a pianist I submitted to my mother and onto the bullies at school who smelled the fumes of my home? Life on me back then. The Piano was necessary because it allowed me to demonstrate at and will that I was capable of demonstrating something at will. This lecture was all about my proud discovery that in order to write well in order to make anything of quality I had to give the authority over my work to the work itself. The form itself. I'd had to maintain a dynamic balance between will and surrender. The whole lecture was about why to do that and how others said they did it and how I did it. I was on my way to give this lecture having found earlier this year then I'd become unable to maintain that balance. I was always either locked down and incapable of producing anything or at sea directionless and board also earlier this year I was diagnosed with a dino carcinoma inside to after the requisite biopsies I had an excision surgery. The reception wasn't big enough. I need to have four organs removed. The pathology of cancer of course is that it starts out particular and unchecked grows oceanic if it finds its way into the right glance lance then it goes everywhere out past the horizon soon after the first surgery jury I dreamed I had a tattoo. Too thin blue lines encircling my right forearm. I didn't know what the lions were but a few months later I saw that they contain the ocean above them is the sky below them is the sand. It seemed like the easiest tep two in the world but then I learned that drawing two straight parallel encircling lions around Olym- is difficult. This fact pleased me as it had pleased me to perform Mozart whose music my piano teacher constantly constantly reminded me sounded deceptively simple but was so difficult that per the old saying only the very young and the very old could do it the urges to overuse the damper pedal so that the end of one phrase blurs into the the beginning of the next and there. I was in the twentieth century playing Mozart and proudly showing off my moderately a decent ability to perform the simple difficult work..

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"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on PRI's The World

PRI's The World

03:50 min | 2 years ago

"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on PRI's The World

"He started getting many threats including break in threats. Gutting his organization had created a women only shared workspace in Saint Petersburg. They called it cafe Simona named after Simone de Beauvoir, the French feminist writer, the idea was to make a safe space for women free from harassment, judgment, or any form of male aggression. The idea split, Saint Petersburg, feminist activists loved it. Traditionalist hated it then three months ago. On International Women's Day, a group of about ten men barged into cafe Simona. News, but could Easton. Oh, they broke in here carrying tons of flowers. Even when they were asked to leave they didn't they just covered the place of flowers. They had all these cameras for some reason they left the room and came back really quickly at that point, one of the women's sprayed them with pepper spray. They did what they wanted to put up or to move you to a seat in the community captured a provocative video about angry feminists gutting says many saw the very existence of this. Women only workspace as an insult to all Russian men. The flowers the men left behind ease ribs. She says may as well have been heaps of dung. She also says the incident was a turning point, not just for coffee, Simona each diversion. The thought of oak before this Mona story, blew up in the media, the only people who came here, we're activists now all sorts of people come, but a month ago. An older woman from a small village came here. She told us that she absolutely supports us getting the support of bu-but Guz is a stunning result, considering godliness style. She takes a guerilla approach to activism and likes to shock, especially during big public events like the annual May Day parade in Saint Petersburg, do wish cheating communicate Colo. Last year. There were four columns of feminists at the parade, each one had more than two hundred people. Maybe we were the brightest column. We were carrying a gigantic model of Dina that was four meters high this year. Things were different Novum got on you, but I'm going. Yes, muggy. But See I if if. we couldn't go to the may first parade. All of our activists were arrested on the street. We realized that they were listening in on all our calls, because that's the only way they could have known all of our materials were confiscated. Because government realized that they needed to fight feminism gutting, and her sisters at ease ribs, had been arrested before this was not the first time and it won't deter her. In fact, if fuel sir can yes no my Illitch. My personal goal is to spread the word about feminism. We need to be funny. Controversial sexualize. We can't only complain I think that if we don't show that we can be aggressive. None of our complaints, will be heard aggressive. It's a word gutting uses again and again, she's very clear, she's more interested in getting her point across then entering into dialogue with critics Zelina marshingkolova takes a different approach. She's thirty seven years younger than guiding a she takes her feminism to social media to talk directly. With people marshingkolova runs a channel on telegram. It's popular messaging app in Russia. Her channel is called Zhen sky of lust or woman power, her goal is to explain feminism to a mainstream Russian audience. I, I learned about her when I came across a Russian Reebok commercial for women's sports gear. Hope shoshefsky shift in culture, more ski Jeff cut out the ad. We see several women athletes European wrestling champion m a fighter and Lena marshingkolova. They're all saying modern Russian women should be assertive, and independent the ad is edgy for Russia..

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Paris conference seeks political roadmap for lawless Libya

BBC World Service

02:31 min | 3 years ago

Paris conference seeks political roadmap for lawless Libya

"Development of existentialist thinking and feminism her views advanced considerably towards group solidarity and action after france was occupied in world war two she was still selling revolutionary newspapers on street corners in her sixties and politically active till she died and then remained controversial afterwards i'll be joined by a biographer of simone de beauvoir a close friend of hers and a leading philosopher to examine this fascinating enigmatic character so please join us after the news bbc news hello i'm gary spano a close aide of the north korean leader kim jong un is reported to be on his way to the united states kim yong shows visit could be another sign that preparations for a summit between north korea and the united states are moving ahead laura bicker is in so kim yang chow was seen boarding a flight to the us according to the news agency yonhap although his exact destination isn't yet clear he's really far from kim jong inside he was on both of his trips to china and during his meetings with the south korean president moon jaein mr kim has also met the us secretary of state mike pompeo in pyongyang he is the regime's former spy chief and a key strategist if north korea and the us are to reach any deal on denuclearization he will have a major part to play a conference aimed at agreeing a roadmap to reunify libya is being held in paris today fronts hopes the two sides will will commit themselves to hold nationwide elections roger walker has more details under president emmanuel mccall has tried to expand its role as a peacemaker in libya nastier mr mac hall convene rare talks between fires suraj who heads the un backed unity government in western libya and the militia leader holly hunter whose forces dominate the east of the country the two men will feature prominently at the paris conference but there has been criticism of the format the international crisis group an ngo which works to prevent and resolve conflicts said negotiating through individual personalities without ensuring a broader consensus was likely to be counterproductive the hungarian government is placing a new set of laws before parliament today targeting civil rights groups which help silom secrets the legislation could make printing leaflets with information for asylum seekers and offering them food or legal advice.

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"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on How I Built This

How I Built This

01:55 min | 3 years ago

"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on How I Built This

"A and so and so you're leica irony late 20s david at this point his kind of just drilling alshall for this party and were actually i remembered the door bell ringing hearing carly's voice and a metering remember them she walked in and me to be learned for the end when acun said hey handsome oh what's funny as we ended up humprey tentative vince project we were like we should talk about this more maybe we could do some work out something together and so we both left the party with the premise of being back in time which clearly there was you there was interest beyond i mean bright or or or was it just super ernest like you said yeah let's let's have collaborate knowing those totally array of specific i got it was area's leader first in february removed and together in june remarried and all my gosh you've jumped through this story so the fat you you've gone from from tony tale isn't a party to being mary like seven months later he it yeah well was what the irony that one of the starting ironies of the story is that you know i have divorced parents i never thought i was getting married i didn't believe in marriage i thought people just sort of like sean parse archer and simone de beauvoir will be better to just be in love with someone navy but have your own home just in case and then i met this guy to mic this is kind of amazing he's so amazing he lived in philadelphia at the time and i actually then moved right to dc at that time to work on a project at the smithsonian and so we started this like longdistance romance between philadelphia and d c and i don't know if it was like something in the air or it was just like mad true love but one timer sitting there and we were talking about taking a trip to.

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"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Andrew Klavan Show

The Andrew Klavan Show

02:00 min | 3 years ago

"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on The Andrew Klavan Show

"Odious mechanisms for the spilling in digesting of food for robbing women of their freedom it was a long way from simone de beauvoir as grave an awesome recognition of women's role as the other to the notion that the first step in changing that role was a marriage contract like the wife strips the bed but the husband remakes them and this was part of cultural mark ism marxism you know that was a movement when the when the uh frankfurt school came over from germany escaping the nazis and they took over they started a long march through our universities they said we have got to destroy the family because the family is a a place where traditional authority and traditional means of uh you know of of getting along in relating to each other is there so they promoted homosexuality they promoted up the perverse sexuality the kind of combined marks and ford we'll get into that another day but let's talk i want to talk for a minute about the bible and evolution and what this has to do with what i'm talking about it as you know in the bible that they're in batam an even paradise adam is so thrilled to have a woman with him god created man mankind in his image male and female both male and female are created in the image of god but they ate the apple the tree of their fruit from the tree the knowledge of couldn't evilness essentially became the human beings that we are with a with a knowledge of good nevil a kind of selfconsciousness and god punish them by say here's what he said and it's amazing how much of what god's punishment involves the relationship between men and women that the fall affects the relationship between men and women he says i will surely multiply your pain in childbearing he says is to eve in pain usual bring forth children your desire she'll be contrary to your husband potential rule over you you wanted to other things but he shall rule over you because any sense to adam because you of listen to the voice of your wife in of eating of the tree of which i commend you shall muddy cursed as the ground because of you in pay.

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"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:40 min | 4 years ago

"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on KQED Radio

"And today i'm taking you back to paris in october 1929 when too bright young philosophy students began i love a fact that would span half a century the names was on pole south and simone de beauvoir and they would become two of the most influ so thinkers of their age i've been talking to writer and leading french feminist putin monterey who new south and above wa about their listen she status and they're famously relationship canada baggies saw valley inertia it was a great love affair me which lasted from 1929 unchallenged nine ching eighty fifty one years handed it a begun one autumn day and to young students had sat on a paris pot bench and argued about philosophy simone de beauvoir latessaid such had pick two arguments to pieces sop kuti monty was captivated saarc detailed me how fascinated he had been first of all by her beauty and her intelligence day had to slink this extraordinary bank of looking at the world together the same way and the link of writing pat easiest course laughable sean i've always found a beautiful even when i first make her and she was wearing a very ugly hacked but the moms thing about semen the boudoir is that she has a man's intelligence as you can see i can be a bit of a male chauvinist and a woman's sensitivity when i got to know i had the feeling of having the best relationship that i could po ably have with any one it was a complete relationship which involved a twotwo equality between canada plans the ruling that relationship which ended only was on pole such steph would be one of the most successful and lease conventional partnerships of the 20th century they famously never married something that was deeply shocking at the time even more shocking was the fact they agree place could take lovers as a ten doubt sop families and above wa and they rent shampoo sought comfort healthy and existential ism plays novels treaties sweeping away the absolutes immoral certainties if the past and simone de beauvoir on women and their place in the world works that inspired the postwar generations now now we tend to forget how glamorous and how famous aware lie and movie star and they were to meet at patch couple and the world.

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"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on Philosophize This!

Philosophize This!

26:32 min | 4 years ago

"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on Philosophize This!

"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on Philosophize This!

Philosophize This!

01:39 min | 4 years ago

"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on Philosophize This!

"Hello everyone i'm stephen west this is philosophize this thank you to the people that make the show possible by contributing on patriots and a special thank you the people gone through the ems on banner i mean those are the people doing something truly thankless it doesn't support the show i don't even know why have that banner the find out more about how you can help keep the she'll go and come on down to philosophise this dot org today's episode is part to want simone de beauvoir i hope you'll have the chaudhry so as episode we talked about serge's idea that at the foundation of who we are there is a constant tug award that's going on between what he calls are fact hissy and our transcendence arf acticity being the facts that are true about us at any given moment and our transcendence being the possibilities that we have at our disposal must episode would followed from this if you're sandra is that people are made massively uncomfortable by this constant tug award that's going on and we all tend to gravitate toward removing one side of the people pulling on the rope we want to ignore the facts that are true about us or the possibilities that we have so that one seidel just fall into the mudpit already in we can all stop polling on the stupid rope but unfortunately sartor would say the game never actually ends despite the vacume view yourself as some sort of completed project the reality is that through your actions you are constantly creating and recreating yourself in each passing moment every second that passes you change in some small way the reality is we all exist in this place of tension this tug award that's going on between two sides of duality called arf acticity and transcendence but samondo before is going to take that one step further the implications of which is the basis of her book the ethics of ambiguity just listen for a second to the very first paragraph of the book in the but what he's getting it quote.

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"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on VINTAGE Podcast

VINTAGE Podcast

01:59 min | 4 years ago

"simone de beauvoir" Discussed on VINTAGE Podcast

"Can of the insurrection again this state of literature because literature big place to play like in in in the recognition of people look how black people feeling the us with someone like tony morrison zip they feel sat someone cares about us that someone is talking about them's at someone is giving zip all her time and haller hinault j to him and for the for the domionated poor people like we we we don't have over 20 marcin we are it struck me as i was reading it that there was a line in the end up at eight that you could joel between accentless rightists in in france and the cardiff writing because it is that very plain affect lewis straightforward writing i wonder if someone like comey was in your mind as a as a as somebody who was a possible sort of influence or at least occupied the space that he might be interested you're like and above all may be simone de beauvoir she she meant everything for me to me when i started to relax simone de beauvoir saved me when i when i read her books and why what was it because particularly like simone de beauvoir engine poll south in what they were doing as a starting point it will be what was on ways to talk about the most invisible people to always start with this you know so they talked about a poor people to talked about black people when a very few people were talking about him southwestern essay say on children in about almost actually it was so illegitimate at that time south was insulted like so much time on the ball she wrote on elder people short on romans were and so forth he wrote about all the people that up excluded and all the people were dominated and it's it's it's it on the in the in the core of of of ian of eddie you know is this.

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