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Anti-Dictator: The Discours sur la servitude voluntaire

by Étienne de La Boétie

It is a book about the fight against dictatorship and tyranny. It was written by Étienne de La Boétie in the 16th century, and it remains an important book today. In this book, La Boétie argues that people have the power to resist and overthrow oppressive rulers. He believes that tyrants can only rule with the consent of the people they oppress, and that by withdrawing that consent, the people can regain their freedom. "Anti-Dictator: The Discours sur la servitude voluntaire" is a powerful and inspiring book that teaches us about the importance of freedom and standing up against oppression. It is written in clear and accessible language, making it easy for young readers to understand. The book has been influential throughout history, inspiring many movements for freedom and democracy. It has been cited by scholars and activists around the world, and its message remains as relevant today as it was when it was written. Overall, "Anti-Dictator: The Discours sur la servitude voluntaire" is a must-read for anyone interested in standing up against tyranny and fighting for freedom. Its timeless message and clear, accessible writing make it a classic of political literature, and its relevance continues to be felt today.

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English

Original Language

French

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1577

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Étienne de La Boétie was a French philosopher, writer, and judge who lived during the 16th century. He is best known for his influential essay, "Discourse on Voluntary Servitude," which remains a clas...

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