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  • Charles Boone

    Thomas Paine might be known for writing Common Sense, but did you know that incredibly popular pamphlet may have been the best per capita-sold book ever in America? Or that he also tried to bring down monarchies in Britain and France. And that his objections to Robespierre's landed him in a French jail where he was lucky not to be assassinated? If anyone should be an a-lister in the group called the Founding Fathers, it's Thomas Paine.

  • Lolo

    Atheism, Religion, God is Imaginary, Critical Thinking, Thomas Paine. To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.

  • Annie Fenimore

    Words of wisdom from Thomas Paine.

  • Gg

    Thomas Paine.. (I hope to remember this!!!)

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