No More “De-Root and Rule”: The Need for Digital Roots

“To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognised need of the human soul.” So wrote Simone Weil in The Need for Roots (L’Enracinement in the original French [1, p. 43]). In this book, she sets out, firstly, a subjective/objective contrast between rights and obligations, and argues that obligations are the more fundamental concept, on the grounds that these obligations stem…
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