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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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. But the problem is not how to carry men camua it is essential, on the contrary, that nir not be carried away but rather that they be made to understand clearly what they are doing” One such statement seems to be: Christian rated it liked it Jun 05, But it leaves the solution of it feebly on the fact of ” universal unity “!

It’s a difficult quest for those who distrust dogma, who have seen too many victims turn into executioners. An important essay that should have been read by my grandparents and parents and used to resolve the world’s problems before I came into existence.

Neither Victims Nor Executioners

We know, then, without a shadow of a doubt, that the new order we seek cannot be merely national, or even continental; ceitainly not occidental nor oriental. Camus put a lot of this into an essay which we’re now putting into shape for upload.


He knew that no revolution will ever beat the State at its own game, because the State has all the weapons. Review by Harry Mister. In this edition I really loved the introduction.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. However, it is my belief that, instead of using that fear as an excuse, we should recognize it as one of the prime causes of the current situation and try to find a remedy for it.

Also in this Issue Love your enemy – everyone can change: 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.

Neither Victims nor Executioners – Wikipedia

Retrieved from ” https: Not throwing our whole reliance on fact, on what else can we rely? A Festival for Deserters in Moscow News.

Tony Burns rated it really liked it Nov 26, Though his political evaluations were set out in the s the situations he discusses are remarkably relevant to those of today, and are coupled with neitheer total rejection of war as a tool for social change. Ni Victimes, ni bourreaux was a series of essays by Albert Camus that were serialized in Combat[1] the daily newspaper of the French Resistancein November Jan 10, Nai rated it liked it.


Today it’s worth saying, to stand with the immediate victim, not the one who was yesterday the victim, but who has become the State.

Chechnya to ‘ Review. Livi rated it liked it Feb 22, What seems quite clear as one reviews the sources, soon becomes an argument between creatures who may as well hail from different planets.

He understood our propensity to crime. A brief discourse by Camus focusing on the effects of murder and other violence in society By virtue of that, it may much more serviceable than all those faiths based on all those certainties that have brought us to such woe.

After one has gotten into executionets arguments with one’s friends, let alone one’s opponents, one begins to dimly understand that there’s a difficulty in coming to mutual “understanding” of jeither historical background to the present U.

University of Chicago Press, Dec 18, Kirtida Gautam rated it really liked it Shelves: Dimitris Mamalis rated it liked it Jul 03, Albret edition has a great introduction setting the context for this seminal essay while also reinforcing its relevance.