How does Voltaire use Candide to clarify his beliefs on the futility of war or agression between protestant and catholic believers.

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Voltaire views war as atrocious and anything but heroic. Candide is forced to fight against his will for the Bulgarian king, and his treatment by the soldiers is brutal. His "fellow heroes" treat him more like an enemy than a noble soldier.

You can read about this in Chapter III of Candide here on enotes at the link below. In this chapter, Voltaire describes the...

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