Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Sartre: “Never were we as free as under the German occupation.”

Sartre: “Never were we as free as under the German occupation.”

The Stalin-loving marxist praises German occupation because there were a wild parties and free fornication. This shows where the mind of the “Liberal” really is...

Paris during Nazi occupation was ‘one big romp’

A new book which suggests that the German occupation of France encouraged the sexual liberation of women...

“It is a taboo subject, a story nobody wants to hear,” said Patrick Buisson, author of 1940-1945 Années Erotiques (“erotic years”). “It may hurt our national pride, but the reality is that people adapted to occupation.” ...

Simone de Beauvoir, the writer, and Jean-Paul Sartre, the philosopher, were devotees of allnight parties fuelled by alcohol and lust.

“It was only in the course of those nights that I discovered the true meaning of the word party,” was how de Beauvoir put it. Sartre was no less enthusiastic: “Never were we as free as under the German occupation.”

De Beauvoir wrote about the “quite spontaneous friendliness” of the conquerors...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

You do realise that this is not a statement of opportunism, but rather an observation how the apparent restrictions the occupation imposed on the freedom of individuals revelaed their actual freedom to transcend those restrictions and assert themselves in the face of oppression?
(pointed out because of my sheer frustration with the ignorance of existentialism displayed in the fourth result that came up when I googled that quote)