Thomas Paine

Author of Common Sense, The Rights of Man, and The Age of Reason, Thomas Paine is considered one of the fathers of the American Revolution.

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Paine, Thomas (1737-1809)

by David Fitzsimons on Aug 15, 2008

Thomas Paine was a political agitator who wrote to empower people to replace their existing tyrannical governments with liberal republics.

Excursions

Thomas Paine Versus Edmund Burke, Part 10

featuring George H. Smith on Feb 15, 2017

George H. Smith explains Paine’s views on paper money, price controls, self-interest, and exploitative governments.