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Similarities Between The Enlightenment And Industrial Time Period

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Both, the enlightenment and industrial time period offer their differences and similarities to each other. The change represents if humanity has advanced or reverted to their old ways, through the use of education. During the Enlightenment period Jean Jacques Rousseau wrote a book called, ‘Émile,’ a bildungsroman following a man from infancy to adulthood. In many of Rousseau’s writing it is shown that he views children as the perfect humans as they have been untainted by the world and could be easily taught the wrongs and rights through education. Rousseau also believes that the goodness of a child can be maintained through their upbringing, which could contribute to them not being corrupted by modern society. As one quote states, ‘nature wants
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