Publish date: November 9th 2013
Publisher: Political Science
Edition language: English
The reader should be made aware that I am biased for two reasons: one, anyone who tries to make capitalism and a representative democracy look good to me will fail, and two, literature written before the turn of the century has always been a tough pill to swallow. After thirteen years of reading and...
This is a classic for a very good reason. Thomas Paine was the mouthpiece for our founding fathers, and for an excellent reason. He was especially gifted at succinct, well thought out arguments. This pamphlet is no exception.
It is one of the most effective pieces of propaganda in the history of the world, and it's quite likely that without it the United States would not have garnered enough popular support to effect independence from England. Because it was so successful despite containing bucketloads of false logic, ri...
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Hearing about Thomas Paine's Common Sense throughout the years, I always wondered how so small a book could help ignite the flames of independence and war. I get it now!I love how he kept expressing how the time was NOW to go for independence. Earlier or later would have proved fruitless.This was th...
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