And not only have participants of war been so often admired, as this wise Frenchman alludes to here, but damn business can be great with it as well.... â€œIt is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.â€
"Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare the truth thou hast, that all may share; be bold, proclaim it everywhere: They only live who dare."
"Enlightenment thinkers advanced the commons of human knowledge, of primarily physical-material subjects, through applying the scientific method, thru the lens of the intellect. They promoted more objective; and therefore, more useful scientific ideas, skepticism and intellectual interchange to counter and oppose superstition, intolerance and some abuses of power by the church and the state. The ideas of the Enlightenment have had a major impact on the culture, politics, and governments of the Western world." -Wiki