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Date added: October 9, 2001
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Once released Voltaire was forced to travel to England, but returned to France three years later, in 1729, and began his prolific career. One of Voltaire's most notable pieces is Candide, published in 1759. It is a satire of many things, especially war, religion and those who hold optimism through a life of tereble hardships...
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Voltaire used his life experiences to promote a change in societies view of themselves by attacking the optimism that left so many blind to the real world and what he thought to be the path to contentedness. Between 1750 and 1753 Voltaire stayed with Frederick II of Prussia, also known as Frederick the Great...
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