Thomas PaineThomas Paine, (1737-1809) US Founding father, pamphleteer, author

Thomas Paine Quote

“I have always strenuously supported the right of every man to his own opinion, however different that opinion might be to mine. He who denies another this right makes a slave of himself to his present opinion, because he precludes himself the right of changing it.”

Thomas PaineThomas Paine
~ Thomas Paine

The Age of Reason, 1783

Ratings and Comments

Jack Blennim, Cumbria. UK

If tears can flow like a stream, then so should free speach. This man was a wise man.

S. Engel, Fredericksburg

A powerful & original argument.

Mary, MI
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Mary, MI    11/26/19
Cal, Lewisville

I mostly keep my ideas and opinions based on facts.  I have one friend who often disagrees and says. "Prove It." 

Mike, Norwalk

I like it a lot. The cancel culture within the occupying statist theocracy infesting this land would absolutely disagree  but, isn't that the point.

Ronw13, ID
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Ronw13, ID    1/1/24

Absolutely Mike, Norwalk. Well said. 

Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown

I personally believe I don't have a right to any perspective unless I can prove it.

Mike, Norwalk
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Mike, Norwalk Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown 1/2/24

Sillik, once again I find myself shaking my lowered head while smiling out loud (to an audibly measurable level) ;-). I say hmmm Prove your definition of socialism by a legal or public dictionary. Prove debt with interest can be completely eliminated by additional borrowing with interest. Prove man is androgynous by his XY chromosome count as such, is averse to a mentally ill child.

You have a right to your perspective, that of being the only socialist god. You also have a perspective right to reject nature's law, science and that which constitutes the nobility of man as you do. ;-) 

E Archer, NYC
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E Archer, NYC Mike, Norwalk 1/7/24

Yes, please, Fred, prove Mike's points that you repeatedly proclaim ad nauseum.  I assert your 'perspective' is greatly flawed and at odds with rights of man and the laws of nature.  I need only read my numerous past posts for the defense of my argument.

E Archer, NYC

Honest debate in the 21st century is practically non-existent.

'Hate speech,' 'misinformation,' and hollow accusations of racism, sexism, misogyny crowd out any chance for a free and fair discussion about any meaningful issue today.  Propaganda rules.

It is indeed discouraging to see what appears to be the majority of the common people being duped by the lies of the powers-that-should-not-be.  The hobgoblins of 'climate change,' 'white supremacy,' 'insurrection,' etc. insist on monolithic belief and one-party rule.  Every social institution has been corrupted to further the goals of authoritarianism and the submission of all to a false religion, ruled by centralized wealth and power.

The globalists operate in the open now without fear since every 'free' nation has succumbed to their cabal.  "You will own nothing and be happy."  or you'll be dead...

Wake up Americans!  If we don't defend our Liberty at home, it cannot live anywhere. 


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