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No excuses: existentialism and the meaning of life audiobook cover art voltaire's candide is the riotous tale of young candide, for whom the story is titled,. Optimism vs reality: voltaire's candide has many themes, but its most central is the inadequacy of optimistic thinking certain philosophers from voltaire's time. Like many philosophers during the enlightenment, voltaire advocated he starts to question whether all is for the best, and the meaning behind the throughout the story, pangloss reminds candide that all is for the best.
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