The following is a personality profile of Voltaire based on his work.
Voltaire is shrewd and somewhat insensitive.
He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is unstructured as well: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life. But, Voltaire is also compromising: he is comfortable using every trick in the book to get what he wants.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.
Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.
Voltaire's CANDIDE is a classic that still has relevance today. Many of the things that he satirizes are surprisingly modern. He doesn't spare criticism of his native France and also includes Britain ... Read More
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