Kemp Randy-W18971 Randy.L.Kemp at
Tue Jul 3 16:07:33 EDT 2001

And if you want a good contrast to Leibnitz, try Authur Schopenhauer. 

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[Tim Daneliuk]

> I thought it was Voltaire who said we live in the best of all possible
> world (in 'Candide')...

Panglos, Candide's teacher and philosopher, was repeating that sentence
at every turn of the page, indeed.  But Voltaire's intent was laughing at
Leibnitz philosophy, making it look ridiculous.

François Pinard

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