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Tienne La Botie ì Drawn from James B Atkinson and David Sices Montaigne Selected Essays, this annotated translation of tienne de La Bo tie s political masterpiece offers an ideal opportunity to become acquainted with the thought of a brilliant though short lived sixteenth century French thinker known for his mortal and sworn hatred for all vice, as his friend Michel de Montaigne put it, but particularly for that sordid traffic concocted under the honorable title of justice Atkinson s Introduction fleshes out a portrait of the life and work of this Renaissance poet, scholar, and magistrate whose insistence on viewing customary practices with a cold eye made him a beacon of conscience not only for Montaigne but for such later readers of him as Emerson, Thoreau, Tolstoy, and Gandhi Read for a scientific work course at uni Interesting analysis and criticism, when considering the time it was written, but also in regards to its relevance in today s society which I ll better address later There are some very pertinent points brought up, especially regarding basic human rights and equality However, those topics were not very thoroughly explored and the argumentation in general was deeply lacking, based heavily among others on examples out of literary works, which over Read for a scientific work course at uni Interesting analysis and criticism, when considering the time it was written, but also in regards to its relevance in today s society which I ll better address later There are some very pertinent points brought up, especially regarding basic human rights and equality However, those topics were not very thoroughly explored and the argumentation in general was deeply lacking, based heavily among others on examples out of literary works, which over became very repetitive.To getinto specifics, La Boetie has an interesting approach to the way resistance to a dictator should be exercised, appearing very opposed to violence When considering contemporary examples of civil disobedience and its current relevance, what is proposed in this treaty becomes muchinteresting, however weak his argumentation for the cause might come through Still, the author s reluctance to criticize his own government, especially when facing the disgust he exhibits speaking about ancient east european west asian governments among others , contributes to the reader s own perception that La Boetie s argumentation is not solid at all Proust takes me many time but I try to read other books I wanted to re reread Montaigne but I begin by it Short text but genius vrai dire, il est bien inutile de se demander si la libert est naturelle, puisqu on ne peut tenir aucun tre en servitude sans lui faire tort il n y a rien au monde de plus contraire la nature, toute raisonnable, que l injustice La libert est donc naturelle c est pourquoi, mon avis, nous ne sommes pas seulement n s avec elle, mais aussi avec la passion d Proust takes me many time but I try to read other books I wanted to re reread Montaigne but I begin by it Short text but genius vrai dire, il est bien inutile de se demander si la libert est naturelle, puisqu on ne peut tenir aucun tre en servitude sans lui faire tort il n y a rien au monde de plus contraire la nature, toute raisonnable, que l injustice La libert est donc naturelle c est pourquoi, mon avis, nous ne sommes pas seulement n s avec elle, mais aussi avec la passion de la d fendre In english To tell the truth, it is very useless to wonder if the freedom is natural, because we can hold nobody in servitude without harming him there is nothing to the world further against nature, quite reasonable, than the injustice Thus the freedom is natural that is why, in my opinion, we were not only born with her, but also with the passion to defend her La Boetie is well known as the friend boyfriend of Montaigne Because it was him, because it was me It is totally unjust This text is a magnetic synthesis on Natural right in the line of Thomas d Acquin ans spanish theologist Las Casas, Suares.He was 18 when he wrote it It was civil war in France between catholic and protestant He was completely discouraged by the horrors of the war We say that he died from it of sorrow Montaigne desperate by his death, withdrew to write his essays They will inspire the Edict of Nantes which ended the war.The voluntary servitude, it is the acceptance of the unacceptable, no tyrant survives without the submission The solution it is ours This text is one of the most beautiful on the freedom AN IDEA WHO S TIME SHOULD COME Tyrants would distribute largess, a bushel of wheat, a gallon of wine, and a sesterce and then everybody would shamelessly cry, Long live the King The fools did not realize that they were merely recovering a portion of their own property, and that their ruler could not have given them what they were receiving without having first taken it from them Pg 70 I found this little book, unread, at the bottom of a draw buried probably forthan thirty years AN IDEA WHO S TIME SHOULD COME Tyrants would distribute largess, a bushel of wheat, a gallon of wine, and a sesterce and then everybody would shamelessly cry, Long live the King The fools did not realize that they were merely recovering a portion of their own property, and that their ruler could not have given them what they were receiving without having first taken it from them Pg 70 I found this little book, unread, at the bottom of a draw buried probably forthan thirty years My copy s copyrighted in 1975 I m glad I found it, and I m glad to have read it.La Boetie speaks well of liberty and ill of tyranny Who doesn t Those who d eagerly trade your liberty for the chance to scatter a few unearned crumbs on your neighbor s plate, probably louder than most La Boetie, however, was honest and perceptive enough to recognize the elephant in the room What one eloquent novelist philosopher, four centuries after The Discourse of Voluntary Servitude was written, would refer to as, the sanction of the victim See Atlas Shrugged , Part II, Chapter 4 Recommendation For the libertarian, non violent anarchist, streak in all of us who haven t conceded defeat This is a paper written by a 20 something young french man nearly 500 years ago Fascinating that the topic and his thoughts are still valid, that people didn t change that much And fascinating that with just one mouseclick we have access to this piece of work, for free How different was it 500 years ago.