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Whenever a human being, through the commission of a crime, has become exiled from good, he needs to be reintegrated with it through suffering. The suffering should be inflicted with the aim of bringing the soul to recognize freely some day that its infliction was just.

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Simone Weil (February 3, 1909August 24, 1943) was a French philosopher and mystic.

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