How Did Voltaire Influence The Enlightenment

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Francois-Marie Arouet, who was also known as Voltaire was known for being one of the first writers to sell his writings and make a great deal of money from them. Voltaire also had an influence on the Enlightenment, he believed that the intolerance of organized religions was what caused much of the suffering and conflict. Voltaire in the Of Universal Tolerance, speaks on how we are all from the same God and should tolerate each other instead of despising each other. He explains that we should do this because it doesn’t take much skill or art to do so.
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