Thomas Paine
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Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine (February 9, 1737 [O.S. 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. He has been called "a corsetmaker by trade, a journalist by profession, and a propagandist by inclination".
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    • Common Sense

    • By: Thomas Paine
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
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    Thomas Paine published Common Sense In 1776, a time when America was a hotbed of revolution. The pamphlet, which called for America's political freedom....

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    • A must for anyone interested in history

    • By Johan on 05-18-15

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    • Rights of Man

    • By: Thomas Paine
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
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    Rights of Man presents an impassioned defense of the Enlightenment principles of freedom and equality that Thomas Paine believed would soon sweep the world....

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    • By his voice alone he helped transform the West

    • By Darwin8u on 12-23-12

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    • The Age of Reason

    • By: Thomas Paine
    • Narrated by: Robin Field
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
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    This passionate and engaging recording of Paine’s classic is as certain to provoke modern listeners to thought as it did his original audience....

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    • Amazed by the energy, originality & bravery

    • By Darwin8u on 10-06-12

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    • The Age of Reason

    • By: Thomas Paine
    • Narrated by: Jeff Moon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
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    The Age of Reason is a work by English and American activist Thomas Paine, arguing for the philosophical position of deism. It challenges institutionalized religion and the legitimacy of the Bible....

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    • Age of reason

    • By MANI on 05-18-18

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    • The Rights of Man and Common Sense (Revolutions Series)

    • Peter Linebaugh presents Thomas Paine
    • By: Thomas Paine, Peter Linebaugh
    • Narrated by: John Chancer
    • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
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    Published to commemorate the bicentennial of Thomas Paine's death....

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    • The Equality’s Utopia

    • By Marcus on 04-25-18

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    • Common Sense

    • By: Thomas Payne
    • Narrated by: Mike Vendetti
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
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    Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775-76 that inspired people in the Thirteen Colonies to declare and fight for independence from Great Britain....

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    • very funny

    • By Drew on 03-13-17

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    • The American Crisis

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    • By: Thomas Paine
    • Narrated by: David Stifel
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
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    "These are the times that try men's souls." With these words, Thomas Paine began a series of 13 extraordinary pamphlets reporting on the American Revolution....

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    • Too much Common sense

    • By Kindle Customer on 04-26-15

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    • The Age of Reason

    • By: Thomas Paine
    • Narrated by: Alastair Cameron
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
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    The Age of Reason is a criticism of not just the Christian church, but as a rejection of all forms of organized religion....

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    • I am speechless

    • By Basim Ayoub on 01-08-18

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    • Rights of Man

    • By: Thomas Paine
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
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    Using the French Revolution and its ideals as an example, Paine demonstrates his belief that any government must put the rights of its citizens above all else, especially politics....

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