“To take care of human life is to defend humanity from life”

INTERVIEW – Fine observer of the world of care, the philosopher and psychoanalyst will open this Tuesday, October 20 the “Big Bang Health” of Figaro devoted to the health crisis.

Cynthia Fleury
Cynthia Fleury Jean-Christophe MARMARA / Le Figaro

Cynthia Fleury * just posted Here lies the bitter. Heal resentment, published by Éditions Gallimard, an essay that is the fruit of five years of work.

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Cynthia FLEURY. – The political intention, and that of the scientific council, was clearly this: to take care of human life and in particular that of the most vulnerable. That said, he did not respect the own definition of the World Health Organization, namely respect for its holistic dimension, health not being the absence of disease but a global state of well-being, physical, mental and social. In other words, to take care of human life is to defend humanity from life, and therefore necessarily to take care of the indivisibility of life. However, the choice of full confinement is based on a biologizing approach to life, which ultimately destroys the value of life, which is just as social, psychic, spiritual, democratic, economic. The stake now for the

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