Bernard-Henri Lévy





Bernard-Henri Lévy


Born
in Algeria
November 04, 1948

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Bernard-Henri Lévy (born November 5, 1948 in Béni Saf, Algeria) is a French public intellectual and journalist. Often referred to today, in France, simply as BHL, he was one of the leaders of the "Nouvelle Philosophie" (New Philosophy) movement in 1976.

Lévy was born to a Jewish family in Béni Saf, Algeria on 5 November 1948. His family moved to Paris a few months after his birth. His father, André Lévy, was the multi-millionaire founder and manager of a timber company, Becob.

After attending the Lycée Louis-le-Grand in Paris, Levy enrolled in the elite and highly selective École Normale Supérieure in 1968, from which he graduated with a degree in philosophy. Some of his professors there included prominent French intellectuals and philosopher
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“There is a gentleness, a lightness, an element of freedom and, in a word, of civilization, that makes this country one of the few countries in the world where, despite everything, you can still breathe freely.”
Bernard-Henri Lévy

“La Fin de l'Histoire ce n'est pas le bonheur mais l'horreur. Ce n'est pas le premier matin mais le dernier. Ce n'est pas l'euphorie perpétuelle mais les flammes de l'enfer.
(ch. 25 Hegel et Kojève africains)”
Bernard-Henri Lévy, War, Evil and the End of History

“la forme moderne de l'antisémitisme n'est-elle pas très précisément dans le déni de l'évidence ? l'antisémitisme moderne n'a-t-il pas pour article de foi quasi premier cette terrible adresse aux vivants : "la Shoah ne fut pas ce que vous dites ; elle ne fut, en aucune manière, ce crime exorbitant à la longue histoire des crimes
(ch. 57 La Shoah au coeur et dans la tête)”
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