Tags » Thomas Paine

Grow Brave

Dear Oscar,

Whilst I doubt very much that you’re smiling at your troubles, I hope you can take this enforced time out to reflect, grow and gather strength and belief in yourself again. 10 more words

Oscar Pistorius

Cryptoquote Spoiler - 11/27/14

“The world is my country, all mankind my brethren and to do good is my religion.”   —   Thomas Paine

(When you’re feeling like a jingoistic turd… 112 more words


USA – The Broken Society

Martin Luther King said in A Testament of Hope that the “real issue to be faced” beyond “superficial” questions is “the radical reconstruction of society itself.” The recent events in Ferguson show that there is a long way to go. 818 more words


Thomas Paine and Wires

I recently revisited the statue of Thomas Paine in Morristown, New Jersey. Dedicated in 1950, this sculpture commemorates the man who wrote “pamphlets” at the time the 13 Colonies were struggling with control by the British Monarchy. 65 more words


Rest Stop (Sunday) ... tips for regaining common sense

Common sense … I often talk to my university classes about common sense being so common that we don’t even think about it! What is common sense? 625 more words

Liberty 84

This week ’s founding father quote is from Thomas Paine and deals with the theme of this week BEKEH/WEINEN/WEEPING, and reads:


Today's Founding Father Quote!!