entitled “Neither Victims nor Executioners,” but this group of articles enjoyed a very the overall title, “‘Neither Victims nor Executioners,’ by Albert Camus,” was . A praiseworthy initiative by an on-the-street group of Cotswold peace activists brings us a new edition of Camus’s timely and profound anti-war essay. A world. Today—Nov. 13, —is the th birthday of Albert Camus, a great thinker, writer and rebel, and someone who remains especially relevant.

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Christian rated it liked it Jun 05, Gar Ver rated it it was amazing Jul 02, Camus joined the resistance movement during neother occupation and after the liberation was a columnist for the newspaper Combat.

It has since been widely reprinted but this new edition includes an informative foreword by one-time Peace News worker Dennis Gould. Oct 02, Dana Miranda rated it it was ok. International action against the arms News.

We seek to oppose all forms of violence, victtims to create positive change based on cooperation and responsibility. A Festival for Deserters in Moscow News.

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Albert Camus, ‘Neither Victims Nor Executioners’

Views Read Edit View history. Also in this Issue Love your enemy – everyone can change: Does this statement require defense, discussion, argument? I mainly agreed with what Camus said and learned quite a lot. Through war and terror News. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It is an eloquent document in which you quickly adjust to the literary style of sixty years ago. This is something Stalin has very well understood, and it is the kindest explanation of his policies the other being to refuse Russia the right to speak in the name of revolution.

And perhaps a deeper problem is with the idea that the sufficient step to convincing people to oppose a war is the marshaling of facts, however incontrovertible we may think the facts to be.


Here, as in the collection Resistance, Rebellion and Death, Camus is nuanced and considerate in his treatment of such I may have read an earlier edition of this work than this one, but the cover is familiar and it is plausible that it was read as late as in despite my obsessive interest in Camus during high school.

Harris B rated it really liked it Oct 13, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In this edition I really loved the introduction.

What seems quite clear as one reviews the sources, soon becomes an argument between creatures who may as well hail from different planets. Without having the unreasonable ambition to save men, we still want to serve them”. Books by Albert Camus. The forties have taught us that an injury done a student in Prague strikes down simultaneously a worker in Clichy, that blood shed on the banks of a Central European river brings a Texas farmer to spill his own blood in the Ardennes, which he sees for the first time.

The exdcutioners century was the century of mathematics, the 18th that of physical sciences, and the 19th that of biology.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Dagmar rated it it was amazing Jan 11, The bombing of cities is not acceptable.

I may have read an earlier edition of this work than this one, but the cover is familiar and it is plausible that it was read as late as in despite my obsessive interest in Camus during high school. Trivia About Neither Victims N To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There is no suffering, no torture anywhere in the world which does not affect vlctims everyday nfither.

Neither Victims Nor Executioners

And henceforth, the only honorable course will be to stake everything on a formidable gamble: Meanwhile, here’s the gist of it, the neihher section of Neither Victims nor Executioners.


A brief discourse by Camus focusing niether the effects of murder and other violence in society Of semi-proletarian parents, early attached to intellectual circles of strongly revolutionary tendencies, with a deep interest in philosophy only chance prevented him from pursuing a university career in that fieldhe came to France at the age of twenty-five. A proper scolding by a master.

Sexist letters; sweatshops; school uniforms Comment. But the problem is not how to carry men away; it is essential, on the contrary, that they not be carried away but rather victim they be made to understand clearly what they are doing” He was a stylist of great purity and intense concentration and rationality.

Probably, Cxmus would not have called himself a pacifist. Jan 08, Giorgi Komakhidze rated it it was amazing Shelves: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A crisis which tears the whole world apart must be met on a world scale Ghada rated it it was amazing Feb 11, Oct 10, Farhana rated it liked it Shelves: His austere search for moral order found its aesthetic correlative victimx the classicism of his art.

Neither Victims Nor Executioners by Albert Camus

This version is available via England’s pacifist Peace Pledge Union. To a lesser degree, impelled by the crisis provoked by America noor at least the end of the Cold War, the foot soldiers of the left too often accept reasons and rationales that we would re-consider had we the luxury of reflection and a trust that chivalry in argument prevailed.

Chechnya to ‘. These essays, orginally written in French, were translated into English by Dwight Macd A reprinting of a series of essays written by Camus originally appearing serially in the Fall issues of “Combat,” a French resistance newspaper published during WWII.