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A VOLTAIRE DAY AT THE WHITE HOUSE

Famous French playwright and satirist would have reveled in what happened today in Washington, DC

Oh, I could just see François-Marie Arouet (21 Nov 1694 – 30 May 1778), known by his  506 more words

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The Platform

Even in the last 50 years, numerous philosophers and theorists have  written about their thoughts, we could almost be pulled apart by the number of voices trying to be heard.  380 more words

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Imagina Rousseau, Voltaire, Holbach, Lessing, Heine e Hegel fundidos numa mesma personagem e terás Marx.

Moses Hesse, correspondente da Gazeta em Paris, revista do semanário Expresso

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4/22/2018

“All that is very well,” answered Candide, “but we must cultivate our garden.”

-Voltaire, Candide

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Janus or Pluto?: (Some more) theatre on video and film

By Scott Ross

When I first heard that Mel Brooks’ wildly uneven but utterly original 1968 comedy The Producers was being developed as a stage musical, my heart sank.  2,315 more words

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O is for Optimistic

I’ve always thought of myself as an optimistic person. I try take a positive view of people, events, or conditions and hope for the most favorable outcomes. 186 more words

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VIRGIL'S AENEID (BK 4) & VOLTAIRE'S HENRIAD (BK 9) TXT

Improve this author Combine/separate works. Virgil; Author division. Virgil is currently considered a “single author.” If one or more works are by a distinct LibriVox recording of Vergil’s Aeneid, translated by John Dryden, 07 – Bk 4: The Passion of the Bk 9: Night Sortie, a Day P. 328 more words

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