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I say a murder is abstract. You pull the trigger and after that you do not understand anything that happens
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"I say a murder is abstract. You pull the trigger and after that you do not understand anything that happens"

- Jean-Paul Sartre

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This quote by Jean-Paul Sartre speaks with the idea that the act of murder is an abstract principle. He says that when you devote the act, you separate yourself from the repercussions as well as the fact of what has occurred. The shooter might have an idea of the desired end result of their activities, but they can not completely comprehend the consequences or the impact it will have on the target's friends and family. Sartre highlights that the act of murder is not only the physical act of shooting, yet it is additionally the psychological detachment from truth that makes it possible for one to commit such a violent act.

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Jean-Paul Sartre This quote is written / told by Jean-Paul Sartre between June 21, 1905 and April 15, 1980. He was a famous Philosopher from France. The author also have 58 other quotes.

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