Tag Archives: Rights of Man

First Principles: A Good Government Supports Education and the Spread of Knowledge and Wisdom

“A nation under a well regulated government, should permit none to remain uninstructed. It is monarchical and aristocratical government only that requires ignorance for its support.”  – Thomas Paine, Rights of Man, 1792          

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Thought For the Day: The Right To State the Unpopular Is the Essence of Liberty

“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” – George Orwell, writer (1903-1950)              

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First Principles: All Truth Needs Is the Ability To Be

“Freedom had been hunted round the globe; reason was considered as rebellion; and the slavery of fear had made men afraid to think. But such is the irresistible nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants, is … Continue reading

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First Principles: Science Opens Eyes To Truth

“All eyes are opened, or opening, to the rights of man. The general spread of the light of science has already laid open to every view the palpable truth, that the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles … Continue reading

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