"We were never freer than during the German occupation. Since the Nazi venom was poisoning our very own thinking, every free thought was a victory".

Jean-Paul Sartre (1905 - 1980) French playwright, novelist, and creator of Existentialist philosophy.
Source: Left Bank by Agnes Poirier
Say What?

That sort of BS fascinates the girls at the Sorbonne, but the French who were summarily executed in the streets for any act of resistance to the Nazis? Not so much.

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