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History & Knowledge

History. What does history mean? How is it made? Why do we record it, and why is it said: “Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it?” 775 more words

"These Are The Times That Try Men's Soul's", Thomas Paine.

Common Sense
The American Crisis
The Rights of Man
Age of Reason

The Crisis
by Thomas Paine

The American Crisis is a collection of articles written by Thomas Paine during the American Revolutionary War. 201 more words


Basketball Court Update: An Activist is Born 

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

What an exciting day to be alive and to do something that matters for kids. I have written a couple of times about what is going on in my neighborhood regarding getting the kids of our neighborhood a safe place to play. 997 more words

Political Commentary

Bringing justice to history

No, I am not suggesting bringing down Paul Revere’s statue in Boston by the Old North Church. Nothing would be so obscene as to remove that element of our revolutionary period. 1,181 more words


Common Sense

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“A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of it being right. ” 217 more words

Book Review

My One Critique of Noam Chomsky

While I have the utmost respect for Noam Chomsky, I have to admit his lectures and books can be rather dry. He himself admits this and embraces it saying he wants people to focus on the substance rather than the style of what he says. 185 more words

First Principles: The Revolution Was Fought For Freedom and Honest Persons

“We fight not to enslave, but to set a country free, and to make room upon the earth for honest men to live in.” —Thomas Paine (1777), in  25 more words

First Principles