Sartre: Love is a hazardous, painful struggle.
For Jean-Paul Sartre, freedom was everything. For him the reality of romantic love isn’t blissful mutual respect and a merging of freedoms. Far from it: love is conflict. Real freedom means freedom to change your mind, freedom to fall out of love…For Sartre, then, love is hazardous.
Read by Aidan Turner. Scripted by Nigel Warburton.