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Explore Thomas Paine’s theory (in "Common Sense")?

for my politico science essay..dont have any idea for that..please help!!

Explore Thomas Paine’s theory (in "Common Sense") concerning the idea that mankind is naturally equal and that government should reflect this state of equality. How strong is Paine's argument? Is this a reasonable idea that can be applied in the formation of governments or simply a rhetorical argument with no practical application?

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    9 years ago
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    A government that reflects a state of natural equality of mankind would be a communist government, but since communism did not exist in Paine's time he was saying that it should.

  • 9 years ago

    You know, it's not that long of a document. It would take you less than an hour to read it.

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