Cacambo And Candide's El Dorado

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I believe the most important episode in the novel is “El Dorado.” El Dorado is a beautiful country, both naturally and manmade. It is a land of great wealth, and its citizens have everything they could possibly need or want. The citizens of El Dorado are unaware that they are the richest people in the world. Because its people value their “pebbles and mud” as materials and not as sources of power, it is a peaceful land. There are no struggles or hardships in this country. El Dorado was a place where Cacambo and Candide could relax and enjoy their lives. Everyone lived a perfect life in a perfect world, but they rejected this lifestyle. Elements of society such as: law courts, prisons, and priests are missing from El Dorado. The citizens of
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