Thomas Paine: State of American Affairs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=te4hJ2sQT2Q What Thomas Paine thought about the state of American affairs 250 years ago when he wrote Common Sense, and what we can learn from that today. Excerpts from Common Sense by Thomas Paine. If you’ve ever tried to read it you know that it was written in Old English, and it’s nearly impossible to … Continue reading Thomas Paine: State of American Affairs

Kings, Authoritarian Government & What We Can Learn From It Today

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=094H7agyEZA From Common Sense by Thomas Paine, OF MONARCHY AND HEREDITARY SUCCESSION Men were originally created equal, and that quality could only be destroyed by some subsequent circumstance. That some people are rich and some are poor is explainable even though it follows misery and oppression. Selfish preservation is what keeps a man from being … Continue reading Kings, Authoritarian Government & What We Can Learn From It Today

Common Sense by Thomas Paine In Modern English

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjzBei60a3Q Common Sense by Thomas Paine in a language you can understand. If you've ever tried to read it you know what I'm talking about. It was one of, if not the most influential book in American history. But it was written over 200 years ago and the old English it's written in, is nearly … Continue reading Common Sense by Thomas Paine In Modern English

Why Is Common Sense Still Important Today?

Thomas Paine wrote Common Sense before we we're even a country. At its core it was a call for independence from Britain, but it was also a book about freedom and the proper construction of government. It's a philosophical debate. Because of that, not everybody’s going to understand or agree with it. But, it will expose the underlying problems that we see in politics today. To understand the relevance of Common Sense, it’s critical to understand why it was so important in the first place.

Thomas Paine On The Origin And Rise Of Government

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20fo9O8NUPA Common Sense by Thomas Paine is the most compelling case for freedom ever made. At it’s core it was a call for independence for Britain. You can learn more about why it was so important here. This article will take you through the highlights and main points of the entire book. It’s not meant … Continue reading Thomas Paine On The Origin And Rise Of Government