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“Since the soul is immortal and hence detached to the concept that of demise, the facts that the brain, with its unceasing fears, is usually transcended in such moments of making ethical good looks is published within the frequency with which people were identified to have ended their mortal existences in spontaneous and hopeless makes an attempt to save lots of the lifetime of an entire stranger. it really is attention-grabbing to notice that there's within the language no note, corresponding to “inspiration” or “intuition,” with which we may perhaps describe such noble actions of the soul.”

—Chapter 2, The instinct, pg. 12

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At every dawn, officers do their exercises in the gardens of the Forbidden City, while ageing ghosts drift through the palaces. Every morning Peking reconstructs its appearance of the previous day, the previous week, the previous millennium. In our country, industry is destroying all the old frameworks; but over there, why should they change? Cartier-Bresson has photographed eternity. Fragile eternity; it is a tune played over and over again. To stop it, you would have to smash the record. And indeed it is going to be smashed.

Children and youths are massed along the path of the victors; they are amused, curious; calm, they cross their arms and watch. Where is the victory? Where is the terror? Here is the first communist soldier seen in Shanghai since the beginning of the civil war. He is a little man with a dark, handsome face, who is carrying his equipment on the end of a stick, like our old soldiers when they came back from the war. This exhausted little man, these young spectators: you might think that you were at the finish of a running race.

Sartre, Anti-Semite and Jew, New York, Schocken Books, 1995, p. 93. 20 Lawrence D. Kritzman, ‘Critical Reflections: Self-Portraiture and the Presentation of Jewish Identity in French’, in Auschwitz and After, New York and London, Routledge, 1995, p. 99. , p. 99. , p. 101. , p. 100. 24 J. P. Sartre, Black Orpheus, Paris, Gallimard, 1976, p. 22. , p. 22. , p. 23. , p. 26. , p. 27. , p. 15. 30 Ibid. , pp. 59–60. 32 F. Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks, London, Pluto, 1993, p. 134. , p. 135. , p. 226.

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