true obedience

Wrestling With An Angel: Simone Weil and the “Destruction of I”

by Joe Weil Arts & Society
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Simone Weil’s “hell” sounds like my concept of conformity: hell is an illusion of being–appearance, semiotics, that which conforms to a construct but without true obedience.

How Perfect Obedience Destroys: Reflections on Falstaff, the Beats, and others

by Joe Weil Arts & Society
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No system can endure perfection.

Obedience Versus Conformity: Teaching and Goals

by Joe Weil Arts & Society
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Conformists are the gate keepers of both the establishment and anti-establishment orders.