Quotation by Albert Camus

Europe has lived on its contradictions, flourished on its differences, and, constantly transcending itself thereby, has created a civilization on which the whole world depends even when rejecting it. This is why I do not believe in a Europe unified under the weight of an ideology or of a technocracy that overlooked these differences.
Albert Camus (1913–1960), French-Algerian philosopher, author. repr. As "The Wager of Our Generation," in Resistance, Rebellion and Death (1961). Interview in Demain (Paris, October 24, 1957).
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