Misanthrope

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Misanthrope

exposes frivolity and inconsistency of French society (1600s). [Fr. Lit.: Le Misanthrope]
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Seiderer is not entirely successful in his laudable quest to articulate the perspective of the poor themselves against the dominant concepts of "economic theorists and social reformers, civil servants, entrepreneurs, merchants and landowners, the professors and pastors, and the philanthropists and misanthropists, who thought and wrote about them" (37).
Where once upon a time we could channel our pesky inner misanthropists reasonably privately - shout at the television, walk out of the cinema, throw that book across the room - now we have it in our power to 'share'.
Misanthropists even pontificate that no one should be surprised by impossible transitions, not only because of the resilience of sitting regimes, but also due to alleged Arab traditions of solid authoritarianism.