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How to think like Simone de Beauvoir

  • What are topics you are passionate about? What areas would you like to contribute to changing minds and fostering innovation?
  • Write down public engagement skills you are comfortable with, such as writing, speaking, teaching, organising, and consider how you can use them to support causes.
  • Get more comfortable with ambiguity. Beauvoir wrote about ethics in ambiguous situations and balanced arguments in her work.
  • Practice inclusive thinking. Beauvoir always included the voices of people who were often excluded from intellectual conversations.

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Simone de Beauvoir, born in 1908, was an influential writer, feminist, social theorist and philosopher.

  • Challenging the status quo. Beauvoir challenged societal expectations of women. As a secondary school teacher, she was fired from multiple jobs for teaching about feminism, morally corrupting the youth.
  • Embracing ambiguity. Beauvoir published the boo...

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