On 8th March, 1775 an anonymous writer, thought to be the Norfolk born author Thomas Paine, published 'African Slavery in America' the first article in the American colonies calling for the equality of slaves and the abolition of slavery
America Won’t Be Good without God! - Denis Prager. “The Christian god is a being of terrific character - cruel, vindictive, capricious, and unjust.” - Thomas Jefferson "Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man." - Thomas Paine "You do not need the Bible to justify love, but no better tool has been invented to justify hate." - Weatherwax Einstein on the Abrahamic idolatries: The worship of false gods such as Yahweh is not only “unworthy but also fatal", with "incalculable harm to human…
"You could go back to your life, Pheebs" Adam says. "You can be safe again" "No, i can't. I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery because they're are people that need us to protect them for the things they don't know"
This includes corporations & the wealthy, many of whom do not contribute their fair share, if anything at all, while collecting subsidies, amassing obscene fortunes & doing it all through the labors of those they do not pay enough to subsist on & the Republicans who aid & abet them in doing so. | More Thomas Paine Quotes on www.quotehd.com - #quotes #bear #benefits #fatigue #great #nation #reap #supporting #want
“All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.” –Thomas Paine
Thomas Paine's Common Sense was published in 1776 and challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy. This website provides a primary source of Common Sense, and allows for the reader to delve into the minds of the common people of the time period and their views on government and society.
The ideas of Thomas Paine [pin from https://www.pinterest.com/GinnyinMA/ ] a product of the age of personal religion - the Enlightenment: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/paine/#Religion http://denverseminary.academia.edu/BenCrenshaw