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Daemon
Posted: Friday, June 21, 2013 12:00:00 AM
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Jean-Paul Sartre (1905)

Sartre was a French philosopher, playwright, and novelist who became the foremost exponent of existentialism in the 20th century. His first novel, Nausea, was one of many works depicting man as a lonely being burdened with a terrifying freedom. He served in World War II, was taken prisoner, escaped, and was involved in the French resistance, during which he wrote multiple works. In 1964, he became the first person to voluntarily decline the Nobel Prize in Literature. Why did he refuse it? More...
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Posted: Friday, June 21, 2013 12:02:48 PM

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I certainly respect his decision of not accepting the nobel prize.
I think that before him, nobody thought of what actually means
for the institution and for the awardee to receive it.
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