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Voltaire Biography

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People call me Voltaire, but my real name is Francois Marie Arouet. I was born in 1694 on the twenty first of November in Paris. I am a strong supporter of reforms in the laws against basic human rights. I have written many historical works, scientific works, poetry, plays, novels, and essays that argue against the French government, English government, and the Roman Catholic Church. Writing these works will provide reasoning and empowerment for the rest of France to engage in a protest in order to provide human rights and justice. Those human rights include freedom of religion, civil liberties, freedom of speech. I agree with the philosopher, John Locke because I believe that people should be governed with protection of their natural rights.…show more content…
My texts often censored and banned, therefore forcing me to flee the country or city in order to escape percussion. I deduce that organized religion is terrible for our being. Even though I am a deist, I oppose many thoughts and ideas of what the Bible says. The Bible is irrelevant besides exclaiming the fact that God created mankind. However, the explanation behind why Jehovah had created humans and then punishing them is illogical. Nonetheless, “God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.” and “if God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him” because mankind would be an utter mess without an explanation of our coming. In order to promote Human Progress, the government and its people must create and support the laws supporting religious tolerances and the right of freedom of speech. This will create a balance between the people and the government to create a system of balances in order to ensure that all of the commoners receive the same rights as the
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