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Simone Weil, the French philosopher and mystic, proposed that all art and science should reflect our idea of ultimate value. For her, the behavior most appropriate to moral life is what she called "attention," an act of letting judgment fall away and bringing one's body again and again to fresh encounter with the world. She said, "A fixed point of view is the root of injustice," a dictum which shows an appreciation for the re-seeing required by hypertext.