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Old 28th September 2017, 05:21 PM
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Correct DB, they were not quite as popular as the Justice League.
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Old 28th September 2017, 05:46 PM
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Voltaire?
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Old 28th September 2017, 05:51 PM
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Paul-Henri Thiry, aka Baron d'Holbach


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Old 28th September 2017, 07:09 PM
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Voltaire?
Nope.
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Paul-Henri Thiry, aka Baron d'Holbach


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Sorry, Nope.
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Old 29th September 2017, 11:28 AM
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I will be away for a few days, so here is another hint:-

He who defends everything defends nothing.

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I had to Google it. Probably not known as a philosopher, but did have an interest in philosophy.
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Old 1st October 2017, 06:57 PM
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I googled it so I am out.
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_the_Great

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Going to the country [wheatbelt] to visit relatives. Back on Friday.
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