Publisher Description

Society, according to Paine, is everything constructive and good that people join together to accomplish. Government, on the other hand, is an institution whose sole purpose is to protect us from our own vices. Government has its origins in the evil of man and is therefore a necessary evil at best. Paine says that government's sole purpose is to protect life, liberty and property, and that a government should be judged solely on the basis of the extent to which it accomplishes this goal.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
1809
January 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
78
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SELLER
Public Domain
SIZE
55.7
KB

Customer Reviews

Love my freedom ,

Liberty, appreciate it or lose it

This should be required reading in our schools to give the citizens a better understanding of the purpose and value of this great nation that we have been blessed with. Liberty without reflection is easily taken for granted and under valued.

Too many are willing to give up their liberties in the pursuit of socialist agendas. We can be a caring people without sacrificing our God given rights and true liberty.

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Angelica Schuyler

I been reading Common Sense by Thomas Paine. Some men say that I'm intense or I'm insane. You want a revolution? I want a revelation. So listen to my declaration.

(JBC) ,

Mandatory reading for all Americans

Very insightful

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