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THOMAS PAINE: PATRIOT & SOCIALIST

The notion that Socialist oriented thinkers and movements is a foreign innovation somehow imported into the United States in the twentieth century is a fallacy which has been deeply implanted into the modern American consciousness.  1,620 more words

Pre-God Is Not Great

This is an interesting discussion/debate from 2007. God is not Great had not yet been published ( Thomas Paine’s Rights of Man was just about to be released) 63 more words

You Say You Want a Revolution? Pt. 2

These are the times that try men’s souls.

Thomas Paine, prolific writer and an extremely quotable gentleman, definitely had his soul tried from the start of his very humble beginnings.   307 more words

Revolutionary War

Thomas Paine

Time makes more converts than reason. – Thomas Paine

Philosophy

Prepared For The Worst

Prepared For The Worst – Selected Essays and Minority Reports
By Christopher Hitchens
Atlantic Books – £16.99

Apart from the fact that the standard of writing really is second to none, Christopher Hitchens, was, still is, renowned for taking his reader on a lively and most intellectual journey that can only be described as a combination of mordant wit and provocative prowess. 457 more words

History

What Is Hatred?

 

“Man has no property in man; neither has any generation a property in the generations which are to follow…..” ~Thomas Paine, The Rights of Man… 730 more words

Quote of the day, April 23

Thomas Paine, from The American Crisis

“What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives everything its value.”

History