Editor’s Note: Below you will find an excerpt taken from the first English translation of Stéphane Hessel’s “Indignez-vous!,” published this week. Stephane Hessel Wrote Indignez Vous. Picture. Stephane Hessel- French Archives. By Kathy Warnes French activist Stephane Hessel survived the Holocaust. Stéphane Hessel, Resistance fighter and concentration-camp survivor, tells the young of today that their lives and liberties are worth fighting for. Remembering.
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His teaching explored concrete experience, that of the body and of its relations with the senses, one big singular sense faced with a plurality of senses. On the contrary, it is necessary to get involved in the vou of one’s responsibility as a human being. Certainly, the experience of a very old person like me, born inis different from the experience of the today’s young persons.
He then outlines two somewhat contradictory views of history that have both influenced him, that of the French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartrewho was his vos at the Ecole normale superieure in Paris and that of the German writer Walter Benjaminwho was a colleague and a close friend of his father, Franz Hessel.
That’s why you should not let too much hate pile up. It is to Jean Moulin [murdered founder of the Council] that hesel owe, as part of this Council, the uniting indignwz all elements of occupied France — the movements, the parties, the labor unions — to proclaim their membership in Fighting France, and we owe this to the only leader that it acknowledged, General de Gaulle. We also visited the Palestinian refugee camps set up from by the United Nations agency UNRWA, where more than three million Palestinians expelled off their lands by Israel wait even yet for a more and more problematical return.
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They can put an end to the human adventure on the planet, which they can make unfit for habitation by man. Banks, since privatized again, have proved to be concerned foremost for their dividends and for the very high salaries of their leaders, not the general interest. I had a feeling that it vpus necessary to move quickly so as not to be dupes of the hessl that there was in the UN membership, some whom claimed these values ehssel won but had no intention at all to promote them faithfully — claimed that we were trying to impose values on them.
These protests, along with the Arab spring uprisings, inspired protests in other countries and the Occupy Wall Street movement in the United States. This [universal versus international] was key because, at the end of the Second World War, what was at stake was to become emancipated from the threats of totalitarianism that had weighed on humanity. The Resistance proposed, “a rational organization of the economy assuring the subordination of special interests to general interest, and the emancipation of ‘slaves’ of the professional dictatorship that was instituted just as in the fascist states,” which had used the interim [for two years after the war] government of the Republic as an agent.
Hessel was born into a Jewish family indignz Berlin inthe son of a journalist and a writer. The new generation cannot let this gap become even greater. Sartre taught us, “You are responsible voks individuals.
Some hesswl to say to us that the State cannot afford the expenses of these measures for citizens any more. This conflict is outrageous.
Hegelism interprets the long history of humanity as having a meaning: My inidgnez regarding Palestine outrages by Israel [Indignez-vous! Retrieved June 6, in French.
But on this I agree with Sartre: Nonviolence is the way that we must learn to follow. It is driven by an authentic desire to get what you need.
It saw colonized people take it up in their fight for independence; it sowed minds in a battle for freedom.
Initial Vows of Great Compassion Dharani Recitation “If there are monks Bhikshusnuns Bhikshunislaymen Upasakaslaywomen Upasikaspure youth and maidens who wish to recite and hold keep reciting this mantra, they should first arouse their great merciful and compassionate hearts for all living beings, and follow me [Avalokitesvara] in making these vows: Crises today The thought process advanced by the West drew the world into a crisis from which it must emerge by a radical break: The last leg of my journey.
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By saying still what, on the occasion of the sixtieth anniversary of the program of the National Council of the Resistance, we said on March 8th, — we veterans of the resistance movements and combat forces indignsz Free France — that hezsel “Nazism was conquered, thanks to the sacrifice of our brothers and sisters of the Resistance and United Indkgnez 12 against fascist barbarism.
During the eurozone crisis, one of the names given to the protests against austerity programmes and corruption in Spain was Los Indignados, taken from the title of Hessel’s work. There and in the West Bank of Jordan. On the contrary, the problem is the power of money, so much opposed by the Resistance, and of the big, boldfaced, selfish man, with his own servants in the highest spheres of the State.
View a machine-translated version of the French article.
I say to the young people, Search little, and that is what you are going to find. Young teachers, whose actions I support, went so far as refusing to apply them, and they saw their salaries cut stephwne way of punishment. It is a vast world, of which we have a feeling of interdependence.
Create solutions that by pass the mighty banks and businesses. What becomes of a democracy where citizens are indifferent and voter apathy is the norm?