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- proper n. A period of time ranging from part of the 17th century through much of the 18th century, characterized particularly by the importance of logic and reason.
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Speaking of a dope, outside the courtroom another defendant school board member fighting the Age of Enlightenment, Alan Bonsell, admitted he sent a mass mailing to local voters attacking the American Civil Liberties Union "for working with a group that has defended terror suspects and has defended a group that advocates sexual relationships between men and boys."
Perhaps all this calls for our own Age of Enlightenment, with its own Jean Jacques Rousseau.
However, the Age of Enlightenment changed that when many educated people turned to the study of science.