About This Blog

Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine (February 9, 1737 [January 29, 1736 – June 8, 1809] was an English-American political activist, philosopher, political theorist and revolutionary. One of the Founding Fathers of the United States, he authored the two most influential pamphlets at the start of the American Revolution, and he inspired the rebels in 1776 to declare independence from Britain.  His ideas reflected Enlightenment-era rhetoric of transnational human rights.

Perhaps I felt that his message should not be forgotten – nor perhaps his methods.

Blogging, to me, seems like the modern-day equivalent to pamphleteering.

And so in the great man’s traditions I will humbly tread…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s