Waiting for God Notes

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1Notes’ 1 Waiting for God Simone Weil has the ability to empathize with others. Won’t eat sugar because the soldiers can’t have any at war. Class activity: She feels unworthy of the sacraments Honesty plays a large role in her life She is anti-dogmatic, anti-church, and anti-social She only wanted to learn about the good in every religion, not about the doubt She was fearful of temptation so she didn’t join these groups She fears the church patriotism: defending the church just because it’s the church not because of its ideals She loves the 6 or 7 Catholics that’s she’s met that are of genuine faith She loves the Catholic hymns, liturgies, architecture, rites, and ceremonies BUT she does not love the church Amor fati: love of fate. Embracing what happens to everyone. She has a strong sense of obedience Letter VI: -She has a martyr complex—she’s suffering because she doesn’t think she deserves better (desire to suffer) -wants to do God’s will whether it’s good or bad for her -she won’t do anything without it being the direct will of God. She is dependent of him. This is
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