A young man, Candide, is living a sheltered life in an Edenic paradise and being indoctrinated with Leibnizian optimism by his mentor, Professor Pangloss. This lifestyle ends abruptly followed by Candide's slow, painful disillusionment as he witnesses and experiences great hardships in the world.
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Voltaire was a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher famous for his wit, his attacks on the established Catholic Church, and his advocacy of freedom of religion, freedom of expression, and separation of church and state. Voltaire...