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A bit enigmatic, but at bottom, seems to have been a left-leaning liberal who stopped short of embracing communism, mindful still of his close association with and endorsement by the communist movement in America. Think, however, that "East Of Eden" was sophomoric in its transparently veiled parody of Genesis, and probably the first major fictional work (and film) to give wide exposure to a post-Nietzschean agenda of literati and intelligentsia mocking and vilifying Christianity, which is reaching crescendo today.
Camus grossly misunderstood the rebellious spirit, the drive toward liberty, as collectivist; as requiring even one kindred spirit, let alone the many Camus suggests, in order to even exist, let alone be valid.
A close friend of Fidel Castro. This and this alone destroys all credibility regarding any of his "works," and highlights the fact that since it's inception, the Nobel "committee" has been nothing more than a "legitimizing" imprimatur for global communism.
Responsible for laying the groundwork for the massive failure that is and has been public education.
There is, however, one particularly pleasing and contextually ironic quote from Shaw: "Hell is full of musical amateurs."
The man's very name causes decent people to see red. Shaw was a despicable creature, a statist eugenist along with contemporary "progressives" Margaret Sanger, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Bertrand Russell, H.G. Wells, who built upon the evil of Thomas Malthus. Among other things, Shaw was an early proponent (1934) of employing gas chambers to exterminate people whom elitist scum like Shaw deemed "unfit to live." Hitler and Himmler thought it was a great idea, to the tune of 6 million Jews and 7 million Gentiles. Nice pick.
Another good friend of communism in America; a "fellow traveler."
"I do not believe in God; his existence has been disproved by science." Here Sartre has violated a basic tenet of logic: a negative cannot be proved. One can prove only that something DOES exist, never that it DOESN'T. His statement is a patent falsehood, then as now.
Another of your addled communist heroes.
Another communistic "thinker," whose admiration for and friendship with Freud speak volumes for the quality of his "thought," though his own words tend to indict him sufficiently.
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2. Ernest Hemingway
3. Rudyard Kipling