In what ways did these Enlightenment thinkers avoid censorship?

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Oct 28th, 2015

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During the Enlightenment era, the government attempted to censor traditional ideas by banning the production of books and imprisoning writers. 

To avoid this censorship, Enlightenment thinkers disguised their works and writings as fictional ideas. For example, the protagonist in Candide, by Voltaire, travels the world in search of the best society. In his journey, Voltaire uses the fictional base of the story to expose the corruption of European society. 

Enlightenment thinkers also spread ideas through the spoken word. Often times, ideas were exchanged at salons. 

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