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Some of his points are logical but most of it is based on unstable arguments. Of all the direct expressions of atheism in Sade’s work, the Dialogue This is Marquis de Sade as you would not expect him – coherent, intelligent and negligible libertinism.

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Nature offers you no other way of doubling your existence, of extending it. Following the Prehre of the Bastille on 14 JulySade’s prison writings disappeared Sade had been moved to Charenton on 4 Julythe manuscript of the Dialogue among them. It’s quite obvious that openly declaring his ‘Libertine’ image wasn’t going to do him any good and the result was a life long series of arrest and capture for nothing but for exercising his freedom of “Speech and Expression”.

All this while disregarding the fact that we can’t really wrap our heads around the idea of a God, any god, as powerful and omnipresent as they’re presented. Why create creatures that can be good or bad, why give us the choice, test us, and then punish us for choosing wrong?

Translated by Nicolas Walter. I must also confess that I am not, however surprised that his works warranted a reaction of such severe intensities Though the argument is quite one sided and the Priest does not even attempt to repudiate the Dying Man’s arguments in a way one would expect from someone who recieved an education in theology, it’s still an entertaining read, which, for a work written in the 18th century, resembles modern discussions on atheism and hedonism to a surprising extent.


Compiled and translated by Richard Seaver and Austryn Wainhouse. Translated with an introduction and notes by David Coward. El ateo es el hombre de la naturaleza.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. And moriobnd are we to know it’s wrong if not for another mere creature like us, a human, pointing it out. Selected writings of de Sade. Interestingly, in his “Dialogue between a priest and a U man” his Libertine views are channelized in the form of arguments countering a priest’s views of religion and God. Either way, it is worth reading even in the very unlikely event that it presents a position Sade would have repudiated.

Don’t swallow and then repeat the words of someone else, just because it is ‘sacred’.

Edited by Paul Dinnage. This page was last edited on 12 Januaryat All in all, it was an interesting journey, short but filled with turpitude and a conquest to reason through a reason, sharp like almost on the razor’s edge did I, against the most severest words, fare He was a proponent of extreme freedom, unrestrained by morality, religion or law.

Contradictory at times, this short story is a more philosophical work by De Sade. In my opinion Dialogue between a Priest and a Dying Man is the best display of his intellectual brilliance and inspired religious thought but with its signignificant and noticeable lack of libertinage it’s also not the best demostration of mpribond quintessence of the Marquis de Sade. Little Blue Book No.

Dialogue entre un prêtre et un moribond

It is not his anger at the Dying Man you hear in his plea – but his anger at Entr for not proving Himself at the time of the Priest’s doubt. The Romanic ReviewVol. Translated by Herwig de Leus. Wheter there is this “Greater Creator” or whether all of our actions are the result of “natural selection”. However, no real new arguments can be gleamed from this and it is probably more of a historical curiosity than a water-tight argument for atheism, though I admit I have diqlogue some of the arguments the Dying Man used myself!


Sade was entirely pleased with this manuscript and saw no reason to make any changes to it or Sade completely gave up on the dialogue and had decided to abandon it. Trivia About Dialogue entre un Deux cent ans avant les situationnistes et la revolution sexuelle, le philosophe nous invite a “jouir sans morbond.

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He avoids the sophistries that he uses to make uncoherent arguments in his other works such as Philosophy in the Bedroom and the result is a work concerned with Theology rather than overt sexuality. Look nowhere but to her workings for the unique cause of our fickle human behavior, and in her laws hope to find no other springs than her will and her requirements. English version and introduction by Steven Barbone. Bibliography In popular culture. Pamphlet brulant de seulement une quinzaine de pages, le “Dialogue” offre un condense de la pensee sadienne: Dialogue between a priest and a dying man.

This edition was based on the first French edition and included a translation of Heine’s introduction. When the morality of our society is still based on Christian beliefs. I am currently reading examining and scrutinizing under a microscope his works, the works that would scandalize anyone with a sanity, I choose the word sanity cause, the predefined levels of a sane person according to the society was an area of dispute and throughout his works, he has made reference to all the horrors that are committed in the name of confining everyone to them.

An obvious argument for atheism that does not hold up well to a close reading. Jul 23, Lauren-Jane added it.